No “Spring” in Moving Forward

March 7, 2008 Kyron 2 Comments

Oh have mercy it’s that time again – Daylight Savings Time. Oh like everyone I don’t necessarily mind gaining an hour of sleep, but losing an hour – ugh! Even worse is I know it will take a week for Katherine to adjust to the change. I don’t know about you but even after all …

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Vaccine/Autism Debate reignited by Georgia legal case

March 6, 2008 Kyron 4 Comments

I’d be remiss if I didn’t mention that which is happening in my own backyard.  CNN among other major news outlets are covering the renewal of the autism/vaccine debate. In a nutshell in this Georgia case, the federal government, in a what has been described by various legal experts as a narrowly worded statement, has …

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Published Reports that make you go DUH

March 4, 2008 Kyron No Comments

New Child Health Data Shows State-to-State Difference in Quality of Care This is the title of an article that ran the other day on the Science Daily website. This study was one that was that made me go DUH because this brilliant study reveals children with special health care needs, such as autism, ADHD and …

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The Boston Globe’s Beverly Beckham and the Ambassador against fear

March 3, 2008 Kyron 3 Comments

This is Jacob. He exudes charm in his tuxedo following a triumphant piano exposition at the Shriner’s telethon. In person he’s even more endearing than this picture could ever possibly portray. I know Jacob’s mother. I feel strongly I can speak for her when I say that giving birth to Jacob was anything but a …

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8 hour meals….(*apologies to Rachael Ray) Slow Cooker Enchiladas edition

March 2, 2008 Kyron No Comments

As the parent of a special needs child I am frequently out and on the road at doctors appointments, IEP meetings and after school special activities. Rachael Ray may be the queen of the 30 minute meal – I’ve become the queen of the 8 hour meal! The crock pot is my hero! I throw …

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The Sunday Paper for March 2, 2008

March 2, 2008 Kyron No Comments

…and a cup of coffee Every Sunday I hope to offer you my version of the Sunday paper with articles from the past week or two, relevant or uplifitng (or both), on various issues within the special needs community. Special Siblings Photographer pays tribute to special needs sibling with one man exhibit. Special Needs Dentistry …

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Attitude is Everything – Disability Awareness Month Indiana

March 1, 2008 Kyron 4 Comments

I found this article while getting ready to do the Sunday paper for tomorrow and said wow I wonder when there is a nationwide Disability Awareness month….maybe this is for everyone! Uh, then again…maybe not. Only Indiana home of the Hoosiers gets to have this great month in March. Seems that the rest of us …

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