Low-Incidence Funding

When my husband and I were in grade school, there was no 504 or IEP for us.  It was just a simple understanding between the principal and my parents that I needed some adaptations, which were very little due to just “having to work with it”.  That was the 1970’s and 80’s where disability awareness was minimal at best.  But, …

Top 8 Reasons Not to Record Disneyland Fireworks on Your iPad

Really? Have you never seen fireworks before? They put on the same 15 minute show every day. It’s not like you’re at the National Mall on July 4th. You kind of look like dorks. You’re not going to re-watch the Disneyland fireworks show again from home. Or if you are planning that, wow that’s sad. What, are you going to …

32 Teeth and All Brand New: Dental Care from Birth to Adult

I’ll be the first to admit. I.hate.flossing. Absolutely hate it with a passion. First of all, my mouth is too small to reach my molars in the back. Having short fingers doesn’t help with flossing either. I could never get the floss around my fingers tightly while at the same time trying to wrap it around my tooth. Also, Achondroplastic …

Disabled Placards: A Necessity or a Luxury

Some thoughts from an LP adult perspective . . . It is okay if your child does not have access to a disabled placard. There are many LP adults whose parents did not have a disabled placard to use when we were young. In fact, there are some LP adults who don’t have a placard because they don’t want to …