Where’s My Camera or Why I stopped Blogging

I had an idea for some posts that I thought needed pictures.  And I'm not really clear on the whole copyright/crediting thing for pictures found on the internet.  So I decided I would use photos.  Ah this would be great I could get exactly what I wanted.. First problem; where is my camera?  Okay I … Continue reading Where’s My Camera or Why I stopped Blogging

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One Size Does Not Fit All

Is This A Flaw In Psychology & Education? I wonder about the universality of the principles which provide the basis of Behaviour Modification Therapy. Behaviour Modification is firmly based on the concept that behaviour can be encouraged by positive reinforcement and reduced by withdrawal of positive reinforcement.  I agree with this, it often works.  However the … Continue reading One Size Does Not Fit All

For Goodness Sake Tell the Poor Kid He/She has Autism

I have heard the arguments against telling a child they have a disability.  But I am assuming it is only with mild, invisible disability like autism where this is followed through.  First let me say that although I am comparing autism to real disabilities like blindness or amputation, the suffering isn't comparable.  I just want … Continue reading For Goodness Sake Tell the Poor Kid He/She has Autism

Parable Homework

Note sent to school - Dear (Identity Protected), Tabitha was unable to finish her Religious Education homework assignment because we consider the assignment to be irreligious and inappropriate. As the saying goes… “Lo and from the mountains did come a priest. Many days had he walked so when he came upon the house of a … Continue reading Parable Homework

Welcome to Mother’s Day Part 1

This year my Mother’s Day started a little early, shortly after midnight (it was only a little after 11:50 she declared the next day). I thought the teen wandering mindlessly through the room might be sleepwalking… “What do you want?” in case she was awake. “Sharpener.” She might still be sleepwalking; I walked & talked … Continue reading Welcome to Mother’s Day Part 1