Thinking and Becoming

image from: The Cabinet of Curiosities A scream of a shout-out this time, once again, to Jose. I finally got around to reading some of his poetry on The Poetry Cafe and this one ripped a hole through me, enough to consider adding it to my short list of poems I insist kids read. You…

Diagnosis=accommodations… hmmm… Amen of the Day goes to…Ira Socol

image from dmote on flickr, inserted via scribefire The May 1st post on SpeEd Change begins in this way: Start here: If your school, university, business, government requires “proof of disability” – that is, diagnosis – before providing accommodations, it is discriminating, and it is not committed to social justice, not committed to equality of…

Mr. Wasserman re-directs

Thanks to Jose for pointing me towards Mr. Wasserman who I NEED to applaud for writing this: I don’t want this to be a complaining post. Nobody likes reading those, for starters, and May is such a great time of year to try to be happy. So instead, I’ve been thinking about things I can…

Amen of the day…goes to Jose

with these words: You are the strongest lesson planned for me I try to remember this each time I am challenged by relationship, in class and out. I love how Jose strung the words together. Read them in their full context here: Thoughts Travel at Light Speed and scroll way down…way down, baby.