Rion Holcombe’s reaction upon receiving his acceptance letter to college is priceless. Kudos to South Carolina’s Clemson University for making our children’s dreams come true.
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Not only did she call the child a hot mess, but she also called the parents crazy. And stated that she would need a drink after their meeting. You can see her post here. The school took immediate action and placed the teacher on suspension.
If you’re reading this blog post, you probably know a little something about Medicaid. That it’s a federal program but administered by the states. That it’s a hugely expensive and cumbersome system. Not for everyone, however! If you happen to be a Russian diplomat in New York, apparently you can milk the Medicaid system for… Read More »
A newlywed couple who had been forced to live in separate group homes have been offered an apartment in a group home so that they can finally live together, according to Newsday. It is always a good day when love triumphs over disability.
As an avid fan of Mad Men, and an elder law attorney, the way the show dealt with one of the character’s senility brought the show right into the present. Back in the ‘60s, so many women were stay at home mothers. When a parent, or an -in-law started needing more help, it was these… Read More »
I must admit, I didn’t much like dogs. I was raised to be afraid of them, and I brought that fear into my adulthood. But 13 years ago, I had bigger issues. My wonderful, fun, beautiful, brilliant daughter was enmeshed in the throes of OCD—obsessive compulsive disorder. Fifth grade is a very difficult year socially… Read More »
First, the good news: Despite another attempt by the New York governor to eliminate spousal refusal from this year’s budget for community-based care, the budget was passed by the legislature this week without this change. What Is Spousal Refusal, And Why Is It Important? Let’s say your dad is in a nursing home, but your… Read More »
A widespread perception that autism is caused by either childhood vaccines or by too many vaccines in one day has again been shown by scientists to have no link to incidents of autism spectrum disorder. According to NPR, the study by researchers at the Center for Disease Control and Prevention measured antigens, the substance in… Read More »
New hires, expansion, growing demand, increasing sales. According to this article in the Boston Globe last week, all signs are pointing to renewed growth for small businesses. Sixty-five percent of all new jobs are created by small businesses, according to the Small Business Administration and have added almost 1.3 million jobs over the past year…. Read More »