The Monster Upstairs
When your boy comes down from his room after having played quietly for an hour, standing in front of you, naked from his bath, saying, “I want broom and dustpan...
An Open Letter to My Students: Black Lives Matter
Dear Students: It’s June 3, 2020, and believe it or not, I’m at a loss for words. It’s been an impossibly stressful few months when we’ve moved from getting to ...
HCS Steals from SPED Funds, Again (Updated)
HCS is cutting SPED aides salaries by 25% this year. If this sounds familiar, it is. Dr. Akin attempted to do the same thing two years ago. And the superintende...
Finding dad, 24 years later.
These Kids Today
We need to nurture the magical. These kids today are going to be our salvation if we can manage not to screw them up too much.
April is Autism Awareness/Acceptance month. Autism Acceptance is hard. Even for me. It’s hard because it hurts. Sometimes his Autism hurts him, and that just ki...
Only fools would ignore or dismiss their voices. The future is far brighter than it has ever been because of these amazing, organized, brave, and loving kids.
Through the Fog and the Dark
Letting go of his hand so he can find his way through the fog and the dark is hard. Good teachers make it possible.