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Some of you may have seen this when it came out, but I was busy and missed it, and it bears repeating, because we so often think that caregiving is a product of modern capacity.  From the New York Times: Almost all the other skeletons at the site, south of Hanoi and about 15 miles…

The Future of Our Disabled Children

I wrote this in 2008 – now Eli is a 5’9, 120lb almost-teen.  We’re getting ready to celebrate his bar mitzvah in a few months, which will be an adaptive celebration of not only what Eli can do, but also what our community has done for him over the years.  Adolescence and autism combine with…

Along the theme of time – finding it, using it, fast, slow, in-between – I thought I’d re-run this post. I have a *lot* of experience with four little boys, one autistic, in getting things done around the kids – they help now a lot more, but sometimes this is still necessary, so I thought…