Monday, April 16, 2018

Boston Strong: Tim Don and the Boston Marathon 2018



Here's an incredible story from yesterday's NY Times about Ironman Triathlon, Tim Don, seriously injured while training/riding his bike, his excruciating road back to recovery, and his remarkable finish in today's Boston Marathon. 

Don's goal was to finish in 2:50. He finished in 2:49. 

Never say never.

Boston Strong.

Read the inspiriing piece here.

Monday, April 02, 2018

RicStar's Camp 2018


Registration for the 2018 Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp at MSU's Community Music is now ongoing. 

Scholarships available.

Info, registration & volunteer ops here.

Jenna Taylor Photo/ RicStar's Camp/ all rights reserved.

Weekly Words of Wisdom



Weekly Words of Wisdom from
Mary Anne Radmacher.

"Courage doesn't always roar. Sometimes courage is the quiet voice at the end of the day saying, I will try again tomorrow."

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Self Care Rocks



As a brand new week begins, list five things you could do this week to improve your own self care.

Do at least one of them.

Permission granted.


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Possible New Treatment for Autism Symptoms


Newsflash!

New drug shows promise for some autism symptoms.

Read more here.here

April is Autism Awareness Month


Did you know?

April is Autism Awareness Month.

More about autism here

Honoring World Autism Awareness Day

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Wednesday, March 07, 2018

End R-Word Use



Have you signed the Spread-the-Word pledge, yet? 

Words do hurt. 

Especially this one.

Sign here.

Tuesday, March 06, 2018

Minute Vaca-Nature's Beauty-Breathe Out

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Registration Now Open for the 2018 Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp, aka RicStar's Camp

Jenna Taylor Photo. All rights reserved.


Registration is now open for the 2018 Eric 'RicStar' Winter Music Therapy Camp, aka RicStar's Camp.

Volunteer ops are also available, including for teens. Scholarships are available.

Check it all out here.

Mental Illness and Homelessness


A powerful, sobering read about mental illness and homelessness.

From the front page of last Sunday's New York Times. 

Read it here.

There but for the grace of God...

The Cow Whisperer at the Iowa State Fair



Take a minute to watch this great video about 11-year-old Alec and his steer at the Iowa State Fair.

Well worth the view

Wednesday, February 07, 2018

BRAVO! New Gerber Baby has Down Syndrome


The new Gerber Baby has Down Syndrome.

All I have to say about that is: groundbreaking and BRAVO!!!

Real all about this terrific news and Lucas here.

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Music Helps Heal Injured Brains



MUSIC IS POWERFUL STUFF

Check out yet another news story about its value, here.


Friday, February 02, 2018

Dates for the 2018 RicStar's Camp have been announced!

Check it all out here.


RicStar's Camp Photo by Jenna Taylor. All rights reserved.


You can now check out all the 2018 updates to my website: www.JudyWinter.com.

That includes easy access to links to my social networking sites and YouTube videos featuring some of my Special Needs Parenting Tips, and much, much more.

Explore, learn and enjoy!

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Thursday, January 25, 2018



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