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Person First

Posted by on April 5, 2012 at 12:43 pm

I’m not sure where and when it happened along my journey of being an advocate for kids with special needs, but it happened and it has really stuck with me whenever I hear people talking about others with challenges. It’s the whole ‘label’ thing and it really makes me perk up and want to speak […]

Labeling

Posted by on March 16, 2011 at 10:07 am

All of us have labels that we have given ourselves or someone else has given us. Some labels are quite useful or overall welcoming: creative, kind, friendly, intelligent….and some are not as positive but can be equally useful: reserved, active, expressive, inquisitive, special (and I say these aren’t as positive because they are sometimes used […]