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.
No, You Don’t Have to Disinherit a Child With Special Needs – There isn’t a lot of detail here, but it’s good information for those of us whose kids are still young and haven’t thought far enough ahead yet.
The Oscar Pistorius trial: When disability isn’t an excuse – A thoughtful piece by friend Ellen Seidman on a subject that people are often reluctant to discuss
FDA Approves First Motorized Exoskeleton For Personal Use – It’s for paraplegics now, but I can’t help think that it might at some point be used for other motor disorders, such as cerebral palsy, because there are many similarities between CP and paralysis.
Popcorn Company Gives Boy With Down Syndrome Valuable Life Experience – I love popcorn. Nathan loves “cooking” in his kitchen. Maybe there’s a future business opportunity here…
Photo of the Week:
If you follow me on Instagram, you already know this pic is a couple of weeks old, but it’s so sweet and I’ve been a slacker with my camera this week…