The The Moment of Truth: How to Have a Difficult Conversation and Why It is Absolutely Necessary

2016-12-20T13:02:40+00:00November 18th, 2016|

I did a presentation this week.  I was asked to speak to a group of early years’ professionals on the topic of "how to approach a parent when there is a possibility that their child may have a developmental delay or a specialized learning need."  I was asked to share [...]

How Do We Ensure that People with a Disability Really Have a Choice?

2016-12-14T14:05:27+00:00April 20th, 2016|

I came across an article in the B.C. Times Colonist about a mom and her 19 year old daughter who reside in British Columbia, Canada.  The article tells the story about how the BC government is reducing support hours for a young woman with disabilities, because her mother rejected a [...]

Who is Your Family and Why Does it Matter?

2016-12-14T14:05:58+00:00April 16th, 2016|

  Family.  A single and powerful word. According to the dictionary, the primary definition of family is “a group of people who are related to each other, often living in the same household; a group of related people.” “Family is not an important thing.  It’s everything.”, states actor, Michael J. [...]