Written in honor of Dr. MLK and the upcoming inauguration.

It’s now been 2 months since the election – and I watch how people around me are coping, or not coping, with the election results. I have one friend who has started to have panic attacks – something she thought had been put to rest years ago. Many, like me, have disconnected to a degree.… Continue reading Written in honor of Dr. MLK and the upcoming inauguration.

Looping

We all do it – looping that is – repeating ourselves – going around and around in circles. Small children do it enthusiastically.  “Again! Again!” they shout. That is how they learn – how they integrate new information. It is a natural stage of the developing brain. I know I do it – repeat myself… Continue reading Looping

Does being old qualify you as disabled?

Most of my students are elderly . They are between the age of 85 and 95 years old and are considered disabled. This is important because it qualifies them for services from Foothill College’s Disability Resource Center. These services include being able to register for classes in the adaptive learning community-based program along with other accommodations. Does being… Continue reading Does being old qualify you as disabled?