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Going Solo while raising children with disabilities

              Dr. Marshak's new book was just published and  is available through Amazon and Woodbine House.com It the first book to focus on solo parents of children with a wide range of disabilities include developmental disabilities, chronic illness, physical disabilities and ones that impact mental health. Fran and I have always believed in the wisdom of parents. So in keeping with this belief, I reached out to solo parents wherever I could find them to learn their best strategies for … {Read More...}

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Talking with Luzerne County ARC about parenting children with disabilities

Listen to recent online interview about issues for parents of children with disabilities throughout the lifespan on Blog Talk Radio with Karla Porter of Luzerne County ARC  … {Read More...}

Our Experience at the Matrix Parent Network’s Annual Luncheon

We were  delighted to be  invited  to be the Keynote speakers for the Matrix Parent Network's Annual Luncheon fundraiser event in Marin County, California. Our  talk and follow up discussion  was set amid the lovely atmosphere of the Marin Art and Garden Center, the perfect environment for discussing stressors and solutions for couples who have children with disabilities.  Speaking to the audience of about  200 parents, educators and other professionals about  children with disabilities and the … {Read More...}

Reelabilities: The New York Disabilities Film Festival

Three young men with disabilities on a quest to lose their virginity,  a climber with cerebral palsy makes an assent that most would not contemplate, an actor's life turned upside down when he loses his ability to speak after a stroke, a graffiti artist who becomes paralyzed uses assistive technology to continue his art, a group of young people with developmental disabilities in Sweden challenge institutional practices and protectiveness of their parents to perform on stage, and a woman with a … {Read More...}

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