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Simply put, I am a single father raising a severely disabled teenage daughter. The adventure is fraught with stumbles, prejudices, hills to climb, lows and highs. I offer them all is straightforward language.
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Is Pearlsky safe? by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities As mentioned, I have had a protective services investigator from the state ask me if I thought Pearlsky was safe in school now. I have Read on »
Fifth time the charm? by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities If you have read through this blog you know we have a history with wheelchairs and the companies that deal with them. In the past Read on »
“Do you still beat your wife?” by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I was asked the following question by two investigators, one from the state’s adult protective services (Pearlsky is 20), and the other from one of Read on »
Jeopardy by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Jeopardy [ˈdʒɛpədɪ]: the danger that an accused person is subjected to when on trial for a criminal offense Jeopardy! : an American television game show featuring Read on »
“Coincidence is God’s way of remaining anonymous.” ~Albert Einstein by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I am still waiting to hear about stuff. Every knock on the door, every phone call makes me jump. Nothing yet, hence no further discussion Read on »
I woke up to hear knocking on glass. At first, I though it was the window until I heard it come... by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I really feel bad when I have a lot of posts about not great things and nothing cheery. This blog is designed to be about Read on »
Or you have nothing. by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I’ve discussed this elsewhere, there is something special about the father-daughter relationship. As a father, you protect your daughter, you protect her with your life, Read on »
Just stick it in. by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Time to raise the ire of my readers. This past week, the first week of ESY, extended school year, has been the nightmare it always Read on »
ESY – Extra Stupid, Why? by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Extended School Year has started. That is the fancy IEP name for summer school, or camp, or whatever you want to call it. For Pearlsky Read on »
Great weekend … then … wham! by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities A rare occurrence, I got away this weekend! Time with friends and it was wonderful. What could be better? Pearlsky was home and well taken Read on »
Hope I didn’t piss off their gods by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities It has been a week or so. I am getting pulled back into that hole. Trust me, this post does not scratch the surface. Pearlsky’s Read on »
Drool, drool, drool … by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Pearlsky drools. It is good and bad. How is it good? Her teeth are in great shape and the dentist swears it is the drool Read on »
No Coke, Pepsi! by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Another year, another Father’s Day, another “I hate Father’s Day” post. I get it, this is me, being me. I understand I am a decent Read on »
What not to expect when you’re expecting by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities If you had a web site that was geared towards pregnant couples (yes, I know, it’s the woman who is pregnant) and couples with newborns, Read on »
“Not the wiener thing” ~Ken Lilly by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Judge Crater told me, under oath, he had no idea where the elusive blogger is. Jimmy Hoffa said if he told me he would have Read on »
Like, as vs is by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I am getting taken to task for some comments in a very recent post. I was in a discussion with one of Pearlsky’s therapists about Read on »
Home is where you park your wheelchair by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities Only one comment on the previous post so far … several emails about it though.  You think it’s tough to come up with a comment, Read on »
“Hope springs eternal …” ~Alexander Pope by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities I will start with what would appear to be a non sequitur, but is not, hence it may just be that elusive non non sequitur. Read on »
Mad Mensa Math Skills by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities A comment on the last post sort of insinuates that I went into the IEP meeting and bullied the therapists and teacher with my superior Read on »
Who’s the retarded one? by Single Dad Posted in: Blog Posts in Physical & Mental Disabilities IEP hell. Paula, I just put a switch in front of you. I am going to name 100 colors and I want you to hit Read on »