Category: ADVOCACY

  • Pope Invites Boy with Down Syndrome for Spin on Popemobile

    This warms my heart. www.cbsnews.com/8301-202_162-57590194/pope-francis-invites-boy-with-down-syndrome-for-spin-on-popemobile/

  • “WHY DOES A VALUED PERSON ADVOCATE FOR A PERSON WHO IS LESS VALUED?”

    The following is a draft for a address I gave to my fellow “graduates” and their families from the Georgia “Parent Leadership Support Program” [which is under the Georgia Advocacy Office]. {Introduction} Let’s get this off the table first: The question is not a good one. Obviously there aren’t people who (should be) valued more […]

  • Parent Leader Support Project

    Wierd title, I know, but a nice program noonetheless. – If you want a short version, its the still-difficult-to-remember “PSLP”. What is it? It Is a program that was founded by the Georgia Advocacy Office (www.thegao.org), the protection and advocacy system that protects the rights of persons with disabilities in the state of Georgia. The […]

  • (End of) Life Issues

    Tonight we get “back into the swing” of our regular Wednesday evening schedule. We have a meal between 5-7pm, confirmation from 5:45-6:45, children’s choir at 6:00pm, and worship at 7:00pm. Tonight during the service we will be discussing “(End of) Life Issues” including Terri Schiavo, living wills, abortion, disabilities as they relate to these items, […]