Frankly, I was nothing short of stunned by your lack of understanding of the policies and approaches to dyslexia in our public schools.
I have been thinking a lot about the current state of affairs in this country, and I find the hatred and unrest surrounding it all so upsetting. There are people I love and care about very much who remain on opposing sides of many issues.
Activists do themselves a disservice if they alienate advocates who believe just as passionately as they do, but choose to go about implementing change in a different way.
The hardest thing about having a child with Down syndrome isn't the child and it isn't the Down syndrome -- it's public perception. It's a lack of funding, resources and research. It's having to fight just to get your child an education and therapies. It's battling ignorance, and it's a full-time job.
For those striving to change the world, it would be wise for them to not just be able to sing the words to every Taylor Swift song, but to be able to follow her astute actions in assembling to win in a contest of ideas.
Imagine getting invited to a big party, the excitement of getting ready, the anticipation of seeing all your friends and family. But when you walk in something feels a little weird, then your dad tells you this party is actually a wedding, in fact it's your wedding.
Your baby is crying, and you don't know why. You've followed the rules for Parenting 101 and your little one is fed, dry and cuddled. Yet, he's still ...
This year I'm celebrating Father's Day with an empty highchair at our dinner table. A year ago we lost our son Landon to stillbirth at 38 weeks gestation, just a few days before his due date.
I believe all consumers have a right to know what is in their food, so they can make informed choices for their families. For food allergic families, a lack of disclosure puts our children at risk for fatal attacks. Food allergic families need this information so we, or our well-intentioned friends, families and schools, don't buy something that has a surreptitious ingredient in it that can kill.
Many opponents to expanding education to DREAM-ers argue that tax-payers pay for aid programs, and only children from tax-paying families should have access to these programs. But this argument is extremely misguiding.
Digital technology transformed business models for the media, manufacturing and sports industries. Now shifts in how Washington works require that companies adopt new, technology-driven government affairs strategies.
When we tell our children to look away or don't look at people who are different, we are teaching our children that those children are invisible and to ignore them.
In a world that sometimes feels like it's going to hell in a handbasket (and the handles of the hand-basket are ratty and chafing), Life in the Boomer Lane invites you to step back and ask the following: "What kind of world to we want for our grandchildren?" LBL's own answer is "One that is better, in many ways, than this one."
There has been a lot of great press around the nearly eradicated chronic homelessness in Utah, which has made people wonder if such a feat can be accomplished in other areas. It looks like Seattle is determined to prove that it can make similar strides.
While on the surface our mental health awareness work in Lebanon looks like an innovation, it's more like a reclamation -- since the first mental hospitals in the world appeared in the Middle East.
Jerome Bettis was a Superbowl XL champion and when he retired, he was ranked fifth all-time in rushing with 13,662 yards on 3,479 career carries. In a word, he was unstoppable... unless, that is, he came across a piece of shrimp or shellfish.