Tag Archives: disability advocacy

Durga’s Tool # 637: Love, even when it’s hard

Another installation in my series of tools that helps me parent with compassion, courage and joy, inspired by the goddess Durga, who has always got my back. Lisa Belkin at the Huffington Post did a wonderful story on me, my … Continue reading

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Bushwacking: Four stages of becoming a family leader

Tomorrow morning I’m going to lead a round table discussion for special needs parents on using advocacy skills for systems change, also known as family leadership. If you’ve known me for a while, you realize how ironic this is. A … Continue reading

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