Caroline McGraw is a would-be "childhood paleontologist" who digs for treasure in people. She writes about finding meaning in the most challenging relationships at A Wish Come Clear. Likewise, Caroline specializes in copywriting, helping non-profits and small businesses with a disability support focus tell their story online, so that they can feel confident about sharing their work with the world.
Since April is Autism Awareness Month, I’ve been asking myself: How can we, as siblings, show support and raise awareness of autism in our communities?
My parents and brother are coming to visit me and my husband here in Alabama next week, and we can’t wait to welcome them.
It sounds strange to say that the most important lesson I learned at the disability and inclusion conference I attended this past weekend in Norfolk, Virginia had nothing ...
"Oh my goodness...!" I saw the email’s subject line and felt a grin on my face.
With an estimated 1 in 88 children in the United States on the autism spectrum, an increasing number of families face the challenges associated with caring for autistic individuals.
It was a bitterly cold February evening, and our hot yoga class was drawing to a close. We, the students, were tired but happy, spent yet satisfied.
The first I knew that Mickey’s school was holding a student art auction was from an email from Cindy, the school principal.
Being a single mom is tough. Being a single mom of a child with disabilities is… well, even suckier.
Yes, I do know my son is almost 27 years old and can handle many more things on his own than I give him credit for, but sometimes it is so hard to step back and let that happen.
I read a fascinating article this week: Jeff Howe’s CNN Money piece, “Paying for Finn: A Special-Needs Child.”
One of the more difficult things people are facing today is looking for the right job. That was one of my big challenges when I graduated from college;
Reilly has a girlfriend, apparently a serious girlfriend. At least they were pretty serious until they parted for the summer.
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