Your Stories


These are YOUR STORIES!

Many of you have been kind enough to share your personal stories—on how the Disability is Natural message (via my presentations, articles, books, etc.) and/or your own common sense—has caused you to rethink the conventional wisdom of Disability World and take a new path. Thanks for sharing your experiences; we can all learn so much from one another! If you'd like to share the different path you're taking or a valuable Ah-Ha moment, click here to send me your story.

 

Technology Creates New Lives

We're just beginning to realize the amazing and humbling potential...

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Successful Legislative Advocacy!

I followed up by sending two of your articles...

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Rose Has Autism: She's Learning and Is Included!

We didn't wait for therapists to determine she was "ready"...

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People with "Learning Disabilities" Can Learn

I always felt "less than," like I had some "special disease"...

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What Was I Thinking?

I give up play dates for therapy....I need to do what's best for my son and the whole family...

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Changing William's Education Changes His Life

I realized I was just acquiescing to the IEP team...

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Out of the Rut; Into a Better Life

I was stuck in a rut based on what doctors said is the "right" thing to do, and I never talked to Collin!

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Free from IEPs!

Our lives are joyful again...Life is good!

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"Hands-Off" is Better for Beautiful Emma

She wants to do things for herself, and she's so much happier when she gets to do that.

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The Environment and Natural Peer Support

He was very interested in his classmates... (a child with autism)

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She Felt Loved

I started rethinking how we segregate ourselves...

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A Proud and Valued Graduate

Parents and Teachers Take Note: Dream Big Dreams for Students with Disabilities!

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Inclusive Education Before Its Time

I took a stand with the Principal...

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The Courage to Dream Again

I felt like I was mourning...

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The Teachers Love Bobby!

Bobby is doing well in the church preschool...

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