January 2012 Blog Posts (8)

AUDITION CALL!!!

(I got this email and wanted to pass it around!)


If you have Down syndrome and want…
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Added by Becki Pauls on January 26, 2012 at 7:04pm — 1 Comment

A little history of Person Centered Planning

Our most recent Blog post by George Martin, President, The Arcadia Institute.

http://www.thearcadiainstitute.org/blog/person-centered-planning/

Added by Allison Hammond on January 26, 2012 at 1:35pm — 1 Comment

Please sit down and watch TV

Was at an interesting event yesterday. Cardiff People First have produced an exhibition of people's stories from Ely Hospital.

Ely Hospital was particularly notorious in the UK as the venue for one of the many care scandals that prompted legislation change in the mid 1980s

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Added by Pete Le Grys on January 25, 2012 at 9:59pm — No Comments

What am I Skating Towards - Jack Pearpoint

This is a short article that Al Etmanski posted  - and some folk liked it - so I'm sharing...

http://www.aletmanski.com/al-etmanski/2012/01/jack-pearpoint-what-am-i-skating-towards-stories-of-the-remarkable-and-ordinary.html

Added by Jack Pearpoint on January 24, 2012 at 9:07pm — 2 Comments

Parents Need Information and Compassion - It's Not Complicated

Parents...What Do We Need? Information and Kindness! MY LATEST  BLOG POST



Here is a story that I tell in my book, "The Four Walls of My Freedom". It is a story about when Nicholas was a baby and we had just received his diagnosis of cerebral palsy and possible 'mental retardation', as they called it then.



Jim's cousin arrived at the door with another woman in tow. The stranger introduced herself this way: "My name is Kathleen and I'm a volunteer consultant for parents of…

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Added by Donna Thomson on January 22, 2012 at 7:03pm — No Comments

Waddie Welcome - emerging as a play - with your participation...

Waddie Welcome - a book, a movie - and now - A PLAY - with your help.  It moved Nikki Booker from Cincinnati, OH - to discover her real passion as a playright.

Watch this brief interview with Nikki and Tom Kohler - and then join the team.…

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Added by Jack Pearpoint on January 19, 2012 at 1:01am — No Comments

Nature

If you get a chance read our recent blog

Nature - a recent blog

Added by Allison Hammond on January 18, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments

Carly's Austism Story

Here is the link for a 9 minute youtube clip on Carly's Journey with Autism.  A beacon of possibility...

Autistic Girl Expresses Unimaginable Intelligence

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vNZVV4Ciccg&feature=colike

Added by Jack Pearpoint on January 16, 2012 at 1:04pm — No Comments

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