SALT book: Vulnerable Populations, Economic Realities

Carolina Academic Press is about to publish VULNERABLE POPULATIONS AND TRANSFORMATIVE LAW TEACHING: A CRITICAL READER, a collaboration between SALT and Golden Gate University School of Law.  Publication is anticipated in mid-March. The essays included in this volume began as presentations at the March 19–20, 2010, “Vulnerable Populations, Economic Realities” teaching conference organized and hosted […]

A Thanksgiving Story: What Does Grandma Do For Thanksgiving?

I wrote this story this morning, it’s a first draft. I wrote it because I heard my chiropractor telling one of his patients over and over again not to do any work for Thanksgiving. I thought that people who are older, or people who are sick this Thanksgiving, or people with disabilities, could use a […]

President Obama and the Special Olympics

You may have heard that, on the Jay Leno Show, President Barack Obama made a joke about the Special Olympics. President Obama was describing his own bowling, and in a remark meant to be humble and self-deprecating, he said, “It was like Special Olympics or something.” I am very heartened to see that people noticed […]

Michael Phelps: Swimming success; ADHD; and marijuana no surprise

KW: I do not think it is a great idea to smoke marijuana. The fact that it is illegal, means that there is a shady, black market for the substance, which using marijuana will support. And, I have known people that smoked marijuana a long time, and you can tell. Still, as  a green and […]

LI Buddy Walk for Down Syndrome 10/27/07

  “Buddy Walk” A project of Alexander’s AngelsSaturday, October 27, 2007 at Eisenhower Park East MeadowRegistration 11am Walk at 12Contact Esther at EstherGN@optonline.netThe First Long Island Buddy Walk will take place at Eisenhower Park in East Meadow–Parking Lot 6A Picnic Area (off Exit M3 of the Meadowbrook Parkway). Over 600 people are already registered. DJ, […]

Disability Film Festival by 10/17/07

Celebrate Disability Month at the Cinema Arts Centre Huntington SEPTA’s DISABILITY FILM FESTIVAL Monday, October 22 at 7:00pm The Huntington School District’s Special Education PTA (SEPTA) invites all to celebrate with us DISABILITY AWARENESS MONTH. Come and enjoy an eclectic mix of intelligent and artistic films devoted to the topic of Disabilities. Afterwards, top off […]

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