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This is the time of year where I start thinking about futures for students, as graduations pop up like springtime flowers all around my home in Western Pennsylvania. It’s tempting to think about what my son with special needs won’t graduate and go on to do, but I’ve found little value in this kind of pessimism. Instead, I take the words of a good friend to heart, and try to “be the change I want to see in the world.”

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After a year at home, a lot of us are thinking about going somewhere. Whether it’s reconnecting with family, traveling for medical appointments, or taking a true vacation, opportunities are opening up. I started thinking about going somewhere with my family this summer, but it brought back a lot of memories about just how hard that can be when a member of the family has special needs...

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