You know, it’s not just Epi-pens

The interwebs are gasping over the 400% price hike in Epipens. “I need to pay HOW MUCH now?” is the collective statement. Along with “WTH? This is WRONG!” And now, everyone is reporting on it, commenting on it, sending out petitions to stop price gouging this life saving medicine… Listen. I get it. I totally…

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The four types of people you’ll meet on “Spread the Word to End the Word” Day – an #rword post

It’s that time of year again, when those of us in the disabled community ask everyone to stop using the R-word as slang. AKA – don’t say “Wow, my dog is so retarded!” Having been down this path before, I now am familiar with the four types of people who you will encounter when you ask…

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The time I realized we didn’t get a Big Reveal Moment

So many special needs story start with “When we got the diagnosis…” or “On the day he was born, we knew he had…” or “The doctor looked at us with a sad expression and told us she had…” I’ve read these stories for years now, and yet it just recently occurred to me that Maura’s…

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