Patrick’s Inclusion Journey

PATRICK’S INCLUSION JOURNEY •   Today, March 4th, marks the day to “End the Word”.  This is a world-wide effort to stop using the word “retard” as a pejorative.  I’ve worn my t-shirt with this logo for five years.  If I were a classroom teacher, these would be my classroom rules.  If you have […]

Dear 8th Graders

*** This post was written in February 2014, after the 100 Day Celebration for the 8th Graders.  One of the students was telling me how grateful she was that Patrick was in her class and I revealed that Patrick was the only student with Down Syndrome in the Diocese of Sacramento who had been educated […]