Thank You Eunice Kennedy Shriver

We learned this morning that Mrs. Shriver passed away over night. I love that all the stories today discuss that she was the founder of the Special Olympics. After all, mentioning the name "Kennedy" in your morning broadcast would be enough to catch the attention of commuters still in their morning fog.  But they...
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HBO’s The Alzheimer’s Project: Caregivers

This weekend I watched the film Caregivers (don’t you just love On Demand?).  One theme that jumped out was the isolation that caregivers suffer.  Several of the film’s stars (I think that’s a good name for them) talked about how very quietly the invitations to events and gatherings stopped.  Not only does...

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Asperger’s Association of New England

Have you checked out the Asperger’s Association of New England?  What a busy place.  They provide services and support to teens, adults, family members, and educators and professionals.   Are you a teen looking for a social network?  Are you a parent seeking workshops on parenting and advocating in the schools?  Are you looking...
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