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This will be an emotional diary. It will take me some time to write, because I am crying as I write it. There will be no links or supporting data. No breaking news. I am hurting now, and I just ...
by revelwoodie
Comment Count 663 comments on Thu Oct 16, 2008 at 06:53 PM PDT with 1366 Recommends
I confess that I don't know a great deal about Mr. Wolffe's background - but when I have heard him speak on Countdown he exhibited what appeared to be that studied, calm, measured gift for ...
by Boxer7
Comment Count 478 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2008 at 06:59 AM PDT with 636 Recommends
I've been thinking about whether or not I should write this diary, but the more I mulled over Palin's comment today about how health care reform would kill her special needs child, the angrier I got.
by grannyhelen
Comment Count 232 comments on Fri Aug 07, 2009 at 07:03 PM PDT with 474 Recommends
Yesterday Senator John Edwards posted a diary at DailyKos in which [I posted this comment http://www.dailykos.com/comments/2006/11/20/144410/37/14#c14]: Senator Edwards; best to you and ...
by Frankenoid
Comment Count 341 comments on Tue Nov 21, 2006 at 06:39 PM PST with 211 Recommends
I know we have many tragedies being reported today (now) here on DK. I am still in a bit of a shock myself of what happened in my home around 11PM . Whatgodmade..as you know is my IRL best friend.
by Vetwife
Comment Count 100 comments on Sat Jun 30, 2012 at 06:04 AM PDT with 193 Recommends
So, one of my Kossack vet buddies sent me this via email. What the Hell? We know Bush / Cheney ushered in a world of torture but this? This goes beyond the pale. Special needs kids being ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 193 comments on Sat May 05, 2012 at 07:05 PM PDT with 178 Recommends
Disclaimer: I'm not a good writer. I became disabled due to a stroke-like event 12 years ago. Despite my best efforts and use of spell-checkers, I skip words, mess up verb tenses and sometimes ...
by CinderMcDonald
Comment Count 34 comments on Tue Sep 23, 2014 at 01:44 PM PDT with 137 Recommends
THIS JUST GOT REAL PERSONAL TO THIS FAMILY !!! I am shaking as I write this ! whatgodmade just called me. Her 8 year old came home from a special needs school today covered in bruises as he ...
by Vetwife
Comment Count 98 comments on Wed Mar 19, 2014 at 03:28 PM PDT with 106 Recommends
If you are a Wisconsin GOP legislator these days, the most important lesson you have been taught by your leaders is never to tell anyone what you're up to, especially your constituents or the ...
by Giles Goat Boy
Comment Count 34 comments on Thu Jan 23, 2014 at 07:53 AM PST with 101 Recommends
I am so unbelievably angry right now. My older brother, loyal employee of McDonalds Canada for several years and two-time employee of the month, was axed today by the owners of his location because ...
by bottlerocketheart
Comment Count 130 comments on Thu May 07, 2009 at 09:29 PM PDT with 74 Recommends
The ability to communicate is a required part of the human experience. To be nonverbal in a world of words is a life sentence of exclusion. KosAbility is a community diary series ...
by debbieleft
Comment Count 69 comments on Wed Sep 01, 2010 at 02:00 PM PDT with 55 Recommends
As someone who has been engaged in promoting research efforts for rare and chronic disorders, I was disgusted that Sarah Palin used her one attempt at a policy speech to undermine the efforts of ...
by MManion
Comment Count 28 comments on Sat Oct 25, 2008 at 11:58 AM PDT with 50 Recommends
Christie admitted at his press conference that he had not sought Mayor Sokolich's endorsement. Getting revenge on Fort Lee for a non-endorsement was a fantasy. That never was a factor. Let's get ...
by waterstreet2013
Comment Count 15 comments on Thu Jan 09, 2014 at 04:18 PM PST with 48 Recommends
There are a lot of good things about home schooling, there are also a lot of difficult things about it. Home schooling a special needs child, especially an autistic one can be particularly difficult.
by FloridaSNMOM
Comment Count 115 comments on Fri Mar 18, 2011 at 09:55 AM PDT with 48 Recommends
Last week, an absolutely horrifying incident happened in a central Kentucky school. Nine-year-old Chris Baker has autism, and is enrolled in a special program at Mercer County Intermediate School ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 54 comments on Fri Dec 23, 2011 at 03:07 PM PST with 45 Recommends
I know you, Sarah Palin. I don't have to know you personally, but your speech last night told me who you are. You see, Sarah, I also am the mother of a special-needs kid. That doesn't qualify me ...
by cityvitalsigns
Comment Count 35 comments on Thu Sep 04, 2008 at 08:19 AM PDT with 45 Recommends
crossposted at my site Southern Liberal Living Once again, the Queen of Hypocrisy shows her true colors. Wasilly Sarah considered terminating her ...
by Sandy on Signal
Comment Count 19 comments on Sat Apr 18, 2009 at 07:15 AM PDT with 43 Recommends
Instead of screaming at John McCain to learn the difference between autism and down syndrome, I decided to put up an illustrated guide to gimpiness, so he and all of America can Better Know Your ...
by The Gimp
Comment Count 34 comments on Wed Oct 15, 2008 at 08:31 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
CHICAGO— The education of students with disabilities and race discrimination are the subjects of two class action lawsuits filed today in federal court against the Chicago Board of Education by ...
by Tristero 312
Comment Count 25 comments on Wed May 15, 2013 at 01:35 PM PDT with 42 Recommends
Earlier today, Rick Santorum did an awfully good job of proving why he has no business being president. But earlier this week, he and his wife, Karen, proved that they are despicable human beings ...
by Christian Dem in NC
Comment Count 14 comments on Sun Feb 26, 2012 at 11:51 AM PST with 39 Recommends