Legal Adventures

Legal Adventures

One legal thing that parents of a handicapped child have to do is apply for “Conservatorship” when the child reaches 18 years old.  It is an interesting process that can be done with or without an attorney.  I spent 6 months getting through the paperwork and then we...
You’d Do the Same

You’d Do the Same

Traveling in the car with my college age son who was home on a break, we passed a friend going in the opposite direction. I’d been catching him up on folks and so I mentioned some of the things she had been going through in the last couple of years.  I said “She has a...
Achievement

Achievement

What does my Down syndrome son know of achievement?  It’s a fair question since he doesn’t speak words that communicate his feelings and he turns away for the most part if anyone tries to shine a spotlight on him.  He hasn’t had many opportunities to have applause...
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