Tag Archives: disabilities

Autism Help is on the Way

We’ve heard about the alarming increase of children on the autism spectrum: 1 in 68 children and 1 in 42 boys (Autism Speaks).

We don’t know the cause or cure for autism, a communication and social disorder. But there are some promising therapies that have been shown to improve the lives of children with autism and their families.…

All Means ALL: The SWIFT Center and Inclusive Education

Last week several children at an elementary school in Mississippi playfully dubbed me “Miss Any Bag of Chips” for reasons I am not sure I can explain.  These creative and energetic children attend school in a state that ranks at the bottom of the Nation’s Report Card for reading and math proficiency (U.S.…