Sometimes the most helpful thing I feel like I can do with this blog is to use it to highlight the words of others.
Scott Finn, award-winning investigative reporter, is moving his family to Florida. This loss for our state resonates in many places for me. The most painful part is that it removes all plausible deniability that our state legislature "gets it" at all. Things connect, they are not isolated issues. What is in the best long-term interest of the state of West Virginia is what is in the best interest of children and families.
"......the purpose of this essay is to get you to realize what a serious problem autism is for thousands of families in West Virginia - and to get you to do something about it."
I hope you'll give five minutes to this well-written op-ed on a subject that, if it has not touched you yet, will: