A great disappointment came early this year when we learned that the Special Olympic’s of Lee County had decided against holding the annual Field Day for ESE students.
Inspired by Riley
Last Saturday the boys and I met up with Ronan’s Honor Society, BHS, in old Bonita to participate in the Keep The Beautiful in Bonita Springs. I was determined to take Riley Sharing our Special Needs Journey. More »
The last few months of our journey have been a little extra challenging. But now it’s time to resume Riley’s Smile. Last Thursday I discovered John working on Riley’s chair. Sharing our Special Needs Journey. More »
We are very fortunate to have a kind and caring team of driver and attendant. Truthfully we have been very fortunate over the past several years, discovering kind and compassionate people behind Sharing our Special Needs Journey. More »
Riley’s Smile was missing much of 2014. This past year we took a few too many steps backwards and his smile actually went away. My goal for 2015 is to return Riley’s Sharing our Special Needs Journey. More »
Join us for Sunday evening for a Painting With A Twist fundraiser to provide Riley with his own iNfinity App. The evening, organized by our friend Donna Lee (readers know her as Riley’s Massage Therapist), is going to be great fun with some amazing people. I hope you can join us!
We are very fortunate to have a kind and caring team of driver and attendant. Truthfully we have been very fortunate over the past several years, discovering kind and compassionate people behind that school bus. Our driver this year has even gone to the Transportation Department successfully requesting to change the route to shorten Riley’s ride time. As usual, Riley is the most fragile on bus 27125 and both driver and attendant do every thing they can for their precious riders.
A Guide to Holiday Routine (sucks but doesn’t suck)…
(subtitle ‘Tis the Season)
Routine will help you survive… Routine normally sucks. Every day the same. Know the schedule on the caregiving, medications, therapies, bedtime/awake time, naps (yeah, right!) … Routine kills me. As a former adrenalin junkie/Generation Whatever… But, routine can help for the holidays. Spend your time with the same people and in the same places: Rule #1