Articles & Stories (Archives)

Disabled Kids Living Isolated Lives In Institutions (Talk of the Nation October 16, 2012)

At State-Run Homes, Abuse and Impunity
(New York Times March 12, 2011)

Ruining It for the Rest of Us
(This American Life original air date December 19, 2008)

Temple Grandin on The Best Life for Animals (Fresh Air with Terry Gross January 5, 2010)

Deep brain stimulation eases tics in Tourette’s syndrome ( LA Times October 26, 2009)

New Data Show Once-Daily INTUNIV(TM) (guanfacine) Extended Release Tablets Demonstrated Significant ADHD SymptomReduction (Reuters October 29, 2009)

Autistic Artist Stephen Wiltshire (Huffington Post October 26, 2009)

Nick Hornby (writer, parent of ASD teen) and Po Bronson (author of NurtureShock) on Fresh Air (Fresh Air, September 30, 2009)

Identifying Brain Differences In People With ADHD Researchers examined the brains of people with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and found differences that make them less sensitive to rewards. Nora Volkow, director of the National Institute on Drug Abuse, discusses what the findings may mean for treatment. (NPR Talk of the Nation Sep 11, 2009)

Senator Edward Kennedy Dies
(NY Times, August 26, 2009) “…equal justice under the law is not a privilege — but a fundamental birthright in America. ” — Senator Edward M. Kennedy, 1990, during the Senate Passage of the Americans with Disabilities Act

JusticesRule For Parents Of Special Ed Student
(NPR, June 22, 2009)

The First Real Numbers for Tourette’s Syndrome
(LA Times, June 4, 2009)

SchoolsUsing Dangerous Discipline Methods
(NPR’s Talk of The Nation, May 21, 2009)

Superbrain Yoga
(Montclair Elementary is trying this schoolwide, and I think we will too)

A Gallop Toward Hope: One Family’s Adventure in Fighting Autism
 (NY Times, Books April 14, 2009)

CyberScout Puts Autism Studies on Faster Track (NPR’s Morning
April 8, 2009)

Caring for California’s Developmentally Disabled (KQED’s Forum
March 27, 2009)

Abuse At Texas Institutions Is Beyond ‘Fight Club’ (NPR’s Morning
on Health Care March 18, 2009): warning: disturbing
story but reinforces our need for community and to support one

Treatment for Peanut Allergies Shows Promise (NY Times
March 16, 2009)

Students Stand When Called Upon, and When Not (NY Times February 25, 2009)

ADHD (NY Times June 2008)

Special Needs Trusts (Nolo Press)

Yoga Banned in Indonesia (NY Times January 2009)

What is Executive Functioning? (LD OnLine 2008)

Unconditional Love and Special Ed (This American Life Episodes 317 & 207 –
Ira’s shows often have me bawling)

Welcome to Holland (by Emily Perl Kingsley, 1987)

Living With Tourette (Rutgers-Newark Observer February 2009)

Mom Re-Enlists to Get Treatment for Disabled Son (Children’s
NPR February 11, 2009)

Expanded Screening for Life-Threatening Disorders in Newborns (March of Dimes February 18, 2009)

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