Sun-Beams: January 12, 2013

Sun-Beams is a collection of links to stories, articles, photos, or videos I have come across that I believe will inspire, inform, or encourage you, as well as my favorite photo posted on my other blog, Violet Film, from the past week.

How the Disney disability card works: 9 tips for parents of kids with special needs – An update from my friend Ellen Seidman, who recently visited Disneyland with her son, Max

I Taught My Son with Autism How to Swear – This post wasn’t what I was expecting; it’s about confronting problems head-on.

The Disability Double Standard – By Joni Eareckson Tada, who sees a shift in what constitutes “assistance” – and not in a good way.

South Florida leads nation in controversial disability lawsuits – I am including this article as a sorta-kinda follow up to the one just above because it’s another unfortunate side effect of the ADA

Photo of the Week:

How I spent my Saturday :)