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elizabeth

Los Angeles, California
I am a writer living in southern California with my husband and three children. I am currently working on a book, a memoir of sorts, about raising a child with a severe disability. My work has been published in several magazines and journals, including Spirituality and Health and The Los Angeles Times. My children, aged fourteen, eleven and eight keep me very busy and not a little crazy!

Ashley's Mom Patient Expert

California
Ashley's Mom (Deborah), once a police officer, is now a computer professional who balances her work life and her very busy home life as the single parent of four unique children. Deborah's  birth son, Chip, is 18 years old and will be going off to college in the Fall of 2009. When Chip was 5 years old, Deborah adopted her daughter, Ashley. Ashley, now 14years old, was born 14 weeks...

Greg T. Patient Expert

pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
I graduated from the University of Pittsburgh with a Master's in Health And Rehabilitation Sciences.  I'm a person with quadriplegia and maintain the website www.pittrehabcounselor.com and blog www.pittrehab.blogspot.com
Communities: Football, Hockey, Meditation , ...

Sally C.

United States
I am a mother raising Maggie, my teenaged daughter with severe dsabilities and medical issues. The blog is simply about Maggie's life given these challenges and how that impacts our family in both good and bad wways. We definitely have a glass half full attitude and all of us, including Maggie, have a great ability to find humor in the stranges places. Read and see for yourself!

passion4living Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth MavenFacebook

Moreno Valley, California
I am from the Republic of Palau in the southwest Pacific, http://www.visit-palau.com/ and have been a certified Reiki Master Teacher and practitioner since 1998. I volunteer with various online healing networks and am a current member of the World Wide Reiki Organization, www.wwro.org, the Chikara-Reiki-Do Masters Group, and a number of Yahoo healing groups: Divine Manifestation Energies,...
Communities: Dance, Organic Food, Vegetarian , ...

JohnL Doctor of Philosophy

Specialty: Special Education
Charlottesville, Virginia
I'm a professor at the University of Virginia where I teach and conduct research about the problems of students with Learning Disabilities and Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. My research has focused mostly on evidence-based methods for teaching these students academic skills and social-behavioral competence.

Louise

California
BLOOM is the #1 source for practical information on parenting kids with disabilities. We combine parent voices and the best professional advice from Bloorview Kids Rehab and beyond. BLOOM promotes the concept that every child blooms in his or her own unique way. My name is Louise and I have four children, two adopted. My oldest son has a rare genetic condition and multiple disabilities. I hope...

franklinb

Lakewood, Colorado
Obviously being a man, some will question my selection of subjects here, but rest assured that I have been actively involved in Women's Health issues, conditions and solutions for a good long time. This blog started in out in 1999, and later was changed to it's current name and address on blogger. I began under the premise that women are the ones who primarily search for and buy products for...
Communities: Exercise, Biking, Walking , ...

Jim Gerl Patient Expert

San Francisco, California
A fresh look at special education law-mostly in understandable English. Jim Gerl is a consultant for a number of state education agencies, and he is a frequent speaker on special ed law topics. He has presented at many national and regional conferences, and he has given interviews for numerous publications. He's also a due process hearing officer and mediator for a number of states.