Archive for December 2015
When I Know My Work Here is Done
With the holidays coming, everyone at school as been squirrelly, students and teachers alike. With the restlessness has come some behavioral challenges, and I have felt myself beginning to lose patience. Sometimes, I just think to yourself, “Were my directions really that difficult? Why doesn’t anyone seem to listen? If I hear, ‘Wait, what are…Read More
Tim Harris: Congratulations!
Last weekend, my friend had another friend in town visiting from Albuquerque, New Mexico. I’ve never been to New Mexico; I don’t really know much about the state, in fact. I do know, however, about a very special place in Albuquerque– a restaurant called Tim’s Place. Tim’s Place is run by a man named Tim…Read More
Our Support for the Inland Regional Center in San Bernardino
This week, our nation’s attention has been focused on San Bernardino, California, a town that many Americans may not have even heard of. This is becoming an all-too-common trend. Few people across the country knew about Newtown, Connecticut before the devastating Sandy Hook tragedy, and many did not typically follow Aurora, Colorado in the news…Read More
Little Italy Restaurante in Anchorage: Thank you for your advocacy!
Little Italy Restaurante in Anchorage, Alaska recently demonstrated solidarity by refusing service. The restaurant stood behind its staff member with a disability, demonstrating that discrimination and disrespect would not be tolerated– by staff or customers. The restaurant’s management chose to value humanity over business. In addition to its extensive dine-in menu consisting of fan-favorite Italian and…Read More