attitude about disability

posted on January 1, 2007 - 9:27am
Look! That’s a word I’m used to hearing from young voices. True to form, a boy was staring at me in the Wal-Mart parking lot as the word was spoken. But this time, my nephew Carter was the one saying it, while trying to show the staring boy a giant dinosaur balloon. Carter believed the balloon was much more interesting than his Aunt Katrina. He couldn’t understand why the little boy was looking...
posted on November 1, 2005 - 1:16pm
QUEST Vol. 12, No. 6
Countless people walk in and out of our lives every day. While many people come and go, leaving little or no trace, the bond between sisters — especially twins — is unbreakableand eternal. It’s a bond that weathers virtually any storm. Award-winning journalist and author Carol Saline once said, “Sisters function as safety nets in a chaotic world simply by being there for each other.” In the case...
posted on November 1, 2005 - 1:16pm
QUEST Vol. 12, No. 6
"What do you want for Christmas, Ms. Wrigglesworth?” This is a very popular question with third-graders. It’s a good question, one that has an infinite number of answers. A lot of people have asked me this before: my students, my mom, even Santa himself when I sat on his lap every year at the mall. I remember being in elementary school and faced with the task of writing a letter to Santa that had...
posted on November 1, 2005 - 9:58am
QUEST Vol. 12, No. 6
Who: Kent Kreiger, 47 Where: Scottsdale, Ariz. DX: spinal muscular atrophy type 3; diagnosed at age 38, with symptoms at birth What
posted on May 1, 2005 - 10:05am
Having another ho-hum, run-of-the-mill day? Consider doing something outside the safety net of your comfort zone. Try your hand at something new, adventurous -- dare I say risky? I’m not talking about taking part in a tandem skydiving jump. I would never jump out of a perfectly good airplane. Instead, I suggest that you get that adrenaline going by living a fuller life.