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Turning the Corner

By Michelle K. Wolf

March 4, 2012 | 11:37 pm

Almost every Friday, I look forward to taking my son Danny who has cerebral palsy (CP) to a neighborhood pool for his weekly swim lesson. Our swim instructor, Susan, has the patience of... read on

  • LimmudLA and Moving into Center Stage

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    February 24, 2012 | 7:18 pm

    For many years, I’ve been on the sidelines of LimmudLA, hearing about it from friends and colleagues but not sure how it would go with a child who has developmental disabilities

    Last Sunday, Danny and I spent the day at LimmudLA (which is held in Costa Mesa) and finally got the... read on

  • A Month, A Year and Hugo

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    February 19, 2012 | 1:54 am

    I’m coming up on the first anniversary of this blog on March 1st, when I first posted “An Unplanned Journey” with the encouragement of Rob Eshman and support from the technical wizards of JewishJournal.com. Life is easier when someone else builds the template.

    When I first started... read on

  • Romance and Disabilities

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    February 12, 2012 | 12:11 am

    With chocolate hearts and annoying radio ads for pajama-grams (can’t think of a worse present) vying for our attention this week, it’s easy to forget about what love is really all about, and that all of us humans have a strong drive to find love, even when we might least expect... read on

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  • Inclusion and the IDF

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    February 2, 2012 | 11:58 pm

    As we celebrate Jewish Disability Awareness Month this February and collectively acknowledge the value of including children and adults with disabilities in all spheres of Jewish life, we can draw much inspiration by the story of Elad Gevandschnaider from Beersheva.

    Like most... read on

  • Rep. Giffords, Health Insurance and Inclusion

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    January 22, 2012 | 11:13 pm

    Like many of you, I have been closely following Rep. Gabby Giffords’ step-by-step recovery from a bullet to her head as part of a horrific assassination attempt last year. Watching the recent video in which she announced her resignation from Congress was a reminder of how far she... read on

  • MLK, Civil Rights & Denying a Kidney Transplant

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    January 14, 2012 | 10:47 pm

    Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.
    ~Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.


    As I was thinking about how exactly to make a connection between Martin Luther King Jr. and disabilities/special needs, along came a blog post from Ellen Seidman over at Love That Max, quoting... read on

  • For your consideration

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    January 8, 2012 | 2:17 am

    With the entertainment awards season now in full swing, I challenge the motion picture industry to show us a signficantly developementally disabled teen or older adult who is not just getting by, but thriving with friends, a job, and more.  The Los Angeles-based screenwriters... read on

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