On Parenting: Disabilities


Posted at 06:53 AM ET, 10/26/2012

Rethinking dyslexia

A new film reexamines dyslexia and suggests the condition may be a blessing in a very good disguise.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  06:53 AM ET, 10/26/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Learning disabilities

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/25/2012

The hero at the center of Ann Coulter’s ‘r’ mess

The Down syndrome man who penned an open letter to Ann Coulter over her use of the “r” word talks about why he wrote the letter that has gone viral and how she might learn from this uproar.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/25/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Polotics, Disabilities

Posted at 12:43 AM ET, 01/18/2012

The ethics of childhood organ transplants: How would you decide who becomes a recipient?

Who should be a recipient?

By Janice D'Arcy  |  12:43 AM ET, 01/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Disabilities, Ethics

Posted at 02:28 PM ET, 01/17/2012

Denying an organ to a ‘mentally retarded’ child

After Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia denies a child with developmental delays an organ transplant, more than 20,000 people sign an online petition asking the hospital to reconsider.

By Janice D'Arcy  |  02:28 PM ET, 01/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Disabilities, Ethics

Posted at 10:08 AM ET, 01/10/2012

Target praised for ad that uses child model with Down syndrome

Parents and advocates laud “no big deal” inclusion of 6-year-old boy.

By Janice D’Arcy  |  10:08 AM ET, 01/10/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Special Needs, Disabilities