- This is Caedmon and he's the reason this blog exists. He was born in 2004 and six months after, when we learned he had Cerebral Palsy, my family was immersed in a new culture. This foreign culture had always been around us, we just never really noticed. Now we notice, and I want you to notice too. This is the heart of this blog - to help all of us better understand the extraordinary special needs culture. More...
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He would have been thirty-three next month; and though his back never left his sheets, he died with no bedsores. He outlived at least two of the doctors who said that he would surely die before he was five, and … Continue reading
After learning that Oliver could not be cured and being told by the doctor that Oliver could be put in an institution, your parents replied, “But he is our son. We will take Oliver home, of course.” Maybe it’s because … Continue reading
Florida State is playing in the Sweet 16 for the first time since 1993; it’s been a long time coming. They’re a #10 seed in this years NCAA tournament and that means that the selection committee felt that, of the … Continue reading
Adam and Kristina have a son named Max. Jake and Ashley have a son named Caleb. Max and Caleb both live within the Autism Spectrum. Caleb lives in Tallahassee, so my family gets to spend a lot of time with … Continue reading
Robert Frost culminated his adored poem with the following, Two roads diverged in a wood, and I– I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference This poem is regularly referenced to encourage people to … Continue reading
It’s the reason the moon is still orbiting the Earth, and why Green Bay Packer fans endure those Siberian winters. The world of physics coined the term, gravitation, and defined it as, the force of attraction between any two masses. It’s a … Continue reading
Pumpkin pie was, hands down, my favorite Thanksgiving dessert growing up. My mom always made a variety of pies, but Pumpkin was the only one I would eat. And it had to be cold… and smothered with whipped cream. Cest … Continue reading