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The Bright Lights of Inclusion

By Michelle K. Wolf

December 6, 2012 | 10:43 pm

As we get ready to celebrate another 8-day marathon of carbs, candles and explaining to our non-Jewish colleagues why we aren’t taking off time from work, it’s hard not to compare this... read on

  • The Power of Social Media to Help Disabled/Frail Elderly after Sandy

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    November 4, 2012 | 1:04 am

    “Still alive in day 5 of no power here in Lower Manhn, battery drain for every breath. Social media organizng svd mylife” – Tweet from Nick Dupree, artist, creator of “Dust Bunnies in Space”, disability advocate and living on a ventilator since 1994
    (Note, his electricity finally... read on

  • Ann Coulter Needs Some Serious Behavioral Intervention

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    October 24, 2012 | 9:44 pm

    Ann Coulter’s tweet during Monday night’s Presidential debate:
    “I highly approve of Romney's decision to be kind and gentle to the retard.”

    When I first caught wind of this tweet scrolling on my Twitter account (@specialneedsima), I optimistically thought that perhaps Gov.... read on

  • Shining a Camera At the Dark Side of School Discipline

    By Michelle K. Wolf

    September 13, 2012 | 11:17 pm

    It’s hard for any parent to leave their five-year-old at his or her first day of Kindergarten. Will our child make friends easily? Will some bigger, nastier kid bully them? And most of all can the teachers and school administrators be trusted to take good care of our child?

    This... read on