Each day is a new battle to say yes to what matters and to say no to what doesn’t. Focus is a practice.– James Clear
Author: Genia Stephen
Here’s what research has already demonstrated (I won’t even get into what we as families have experienced personally):
- family presence and participation improves the outcomes and decrease harm to hospital patients at every level.
- people with disabilities are
Self-care can fall by the wayside at the best of times. But good self-care habits can carry us through even the worst of times.
In this episode, Genia talks to her friend and plant-based diet expert Judy Hunsberger … Read more
This podcast episode is the audio from a live webinar from the End Loneliness Challenge.
You can watch the webinar by joining the challenge. I’ll email you a link!
People with disabilities are at high risk of isolation and loneliness. The physical distancing required because of the pandemic … Read more
#058 How to deal with difficult people while advocating at your child’s school – with Dr. Rhoberta Shaler
You are speaking to a school principal about the supports your child will receive at school.
You want to know if and how they will include your kid, how they will adapt curriculum and if EA support … Read more
And I’m super excited today because this podcast episode pretty much sums up the single most important rule you need to follow in you want your son or daughter with a disability to have a fulfilling life.
The … Read more
When you think of all that is good and fulfilling in your life, what comes to mind?
Your kids, your work, your family and friends, your hobbies, your faith?
I may not have it all exactly right but … Read more
Spring is coming – even if it doesn’t feel like it.
And so is the next IEP season planning for the next school year.
Lisa Lightner, a special education advocate, and the mom behind the “Don’t IEP Alone” … Read more
Karen Hunt has been listening to the Good Things In Life podcast and is a member of Inclusion Academy. Inspired by the idea that her son has potential for growth if barriers are removed, Karen has been thinking … Read more
We know that not having the right supports in place can be disastrous in the life of a person with a disability.
But it is also true that too much support is also dangerous.
Just like Goldilocks, we … Read more