Congrats to Nassau Knights, Special Needs Football Team

The Nassau Knights, Nassau County Police Activity League’s (PAL) flag football special needs team, played and won against a group of Kappa Sigma fraternity members from Adelphi University.   According to Newsday, the team of 14-28 year olds with varying disabilities, played its only game against another team this season.  One of the team’s coaches,… Read More »

A Very Special Place on Long Island Special Needs Radio

Tonight, November 29, 2011, Special Needs Radio is hosting Diane Buglioli, Deputy Executive Director of A Very Special Place. A Very Special Place, Inc. was established in 1974 as a not-for-profit corporation to provide services to people with developmental disabilities. A Very Special Place, Inc. provides a comprehensive network of programs and services for people with developmental… Read More »

Shopping Made Easy with Disabled Children

A visit to the supermarket can be difficult for parents of a child that have children requiring a wheelchair.  It can be very challenging to push both a shopping cart and a wheelchair, but shopping carts have never been able to offer the security of a wheelchair before Caroline’s Cart helped to overcome this challenge.

Special Needs Long Island Radio Show

I’ve got a new gig!   I’m pleased to announce I am now co-hosting Special Needs Long Island, a weekly radio program dedicated to the special needs community on Long Island.  My co-host is Jeffrey Silverman, Director of Special Needs Planning for the Center for Wealth Preservation in Syosset, New York.   Every Monday night,… Read More »

"It's Not as Bad as it Looks"

  Right, Judge. If it was possible to somehow put the frosting on the cake of this horrifying story about a judge caught on videotape beating his daughter, a life-long sufferer of cerebral palsy, that quote from the perpetrator did it.   According to the article, Texas Family Court Judge William Adams was secretly taped by his… Read More »