I never thought one television show can reach across so many barriers at one time!

and yet be so entertaining for everybody that watches. In one episode the main character JJ who has a disability goes to a Halloween party. While his aide is getting him water his friends get him beer and he gets wasted. This illustrates the point that everybody is the same as they are different. This show illustrates perfectly how this idea can be done effectively. Speechless illustrates the idea through effective comedy while being poingant  it doesnt feel like you are being  a  taught a lesson but you are.





The Disabilities Gang’s Adventure at the Parade of Lights

Happy Holidays!! Here is a special little story featuring the Disabilities Gang having a holiday adventure together. Stay tuned as JT and Emily will be telling you their stories very soon in JT’s Big Day and Emily and the Golden Skate. We hope you have a wonderful Holiday and give the gift of reading, too! 

Hi, my name is Abby. My friends and I all make up the group we call the Disabilities Gang. In some ways we are different but in others we are the same as everybody else. I am blind, but that doesn’t stop me from going to horse camp every week. Carlos has cerebral palsy, but that doesn’t stop him from playing basketball every week with Billy, Joseph and Alex. My friend JT has autism, and he is obsessed with the local football team the Boxton Bulldogs. Emily us deaf, but that doesn’t stop her from being a competitive figure skater. Continue reading “The Disabilities Gang’s Adventure at the Parade of Lights”