“Five year old was voted out of his kindergarten class by his fellow classmates. His teacher, Wendy Portillo, led the voting having each child state why they don’t like Alex.
At the time, Alex was in the process of being evaluated for Aspergers Syndrome. The diagnosis became official along with ADHD on Tuesday morning. Only two students voted in opposition to vote him out.
Healing Our Wounds – Excerpt From “Letters to Sam” – A Grandfather’s Lessons On Love, Loss, and the Gifts of Life by Daniel Gottlieb
Healing Our Wounds By Daniel Gottlieb – Author of Letters to Sam Dear Sam, Shortly after my accident, an occupational therapist introduced me to an anti-gravity device that would help me gain some use of my arms. The therapist strapped me into slings counterbalanced with springs, so my arms were literally weightless. Splints were attached [...]
The Province of Ontario, in Canada, held an election on Wednesday October 10th, 2007 to see who would form the next Provincial Government. The Liberals had been in power. Much went wrong in the last four years under the Liberal Government of Premier Dalton McGuinty. It looked to me like he’d be a sure bet [...]
Bravo to Jenny McCarthy who has written a memoir, “Louder Than Words” – A Mother’s Journey about Healing Autism – the story of her journey with her son, Evan, who was diagnosed with autism. I’ve recently seen her on Oprah, The View, Live with Regis and Kelly, and CNN’s Larry King. She is raising a tremendous amount of awareness about autism and at the same time giving parents greater hope than most ever thought was possible.
The statistics now reflect that 1 in 150 children (still many more boys than girls) will be diagnosed with autism. It is an epidemic. The cause is much argued about. The reality as to whether or not it can be cured is equally as contentious.