Facebook has become a wonderful place for me to meet some really awesome folks, and most of the time, these lovelies have me in stitches with the things they post. I recently had the pleasure of viewing the Ryan Gosling, Hey Girl (Special Needs) edition, courtesy of Sunday Stilwell, and man! Is this stuff funny! (more…)
A medical diagnosis, of any kind, can be life-altering. A life that once offered some measure of stability would now be forever changed.
In 2005, our family received two blows to our way of living. That April, my son was diagnosed with autism, and a few months later, my grandmother was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s.
What is very interesting about the two disorders is they both affect a person’s neurodevelopment; however, the affects are experienced at the opposite ends of a person’s life. While autism affects the youth and how they interact with the world, Alzheimer’s typically affects the elderly (over 65) and, ultimately, their interaction with the world outside. (more…)
You’re probably getting tired of me always plugging Twitter, but I can’t help myself! The place rocks!
I’m all for testing new gadgets, so I said, “Yes!”
At first glance, the system just looks like your average mp3 player, but it’s the sound tracks that deliver the gifts. (more…)