Michael Kendrick is currently director of initiatives on supported decision making for the national Center for Public Representation. He has spent the last twenty years in international consulting and prior to that was the Assistant Commissioner for the Massachusetts … Read more
Guardianship is the most common legal method for making decisions on behalf of someone who is deemed incapable of managing important legal decisions on their own. Critics argue that this is a human rights violation and has negative … Read more
This woman knows accessible travel.
Julie Jones is the creator of Have Wheelchair Will Travel, co-founder of Travel Without Limits magazine, co-owner of Travel With Special Needs travel agency, freelance writer, disability advocate and mother to Braeden (BJ), … Read more
Eric Goll along with Helen Ries and Becky Rossi, all siblings of a person with an intellectual disability, carried out an interesting research study about the top concerns of siblings of adults with intellectual disabilities.
Here is what … Read more
If you haven’t heard episode 1 of my interview with Tom Doody, go back and check it out! You can find it here.
#017 Extending invitations is important even when it feels like swimming up stream ~ with Tom Doody 1 of 2
Relationships are hard for all of us. Extending an invitation to start a new relationship or deepen a relationship is really hard. It makes us feel vulnerable. It leaves us open to rejection.
Some people with disabilities will need us to … Read more
Humans need human connection. With people who understand them. I get it. But let’s not surround ourselves ONLY with other parents of kids with disabilities.
1. … Read more
Recently I sent my son out onto a mountain during the frigid Canadian winter on what was the coldest and windiest day of the year with gusts of wind strong enough to close down parts of a ski … Read more
Last week, episode 13 of the podcast, I told you all about how my son’s really great support workers moved on in their lives and their … Read more
You can download a cheat sheet on the first two things to do when you don’t know what to do.
Hi! Genia Stephen here. Welcome to episode 13 of the Good Things in Life podcast. I am so glad you are here! Today I’m going to tell you about … Read more