Author Archives: Kevin

Kevin is the father of 3 and in the computer business. His My Spelling Sucks is about his experiences as a dyslexic, ADD dad of a daughter with CP. He recently began the DADvocate project to redefine the image of “Dad” as portrayed in modern media. Kevin is also one of the founding board member of Let's Cure CP an organization dedicated to funding research that is looking to cure Cerebral Palsy.

I Hate Labels

When our children have difficulties in school, learning or another issue which makes us suspect that there is something “wrong” we don’t many options to get a diagnosis without sending our children through testing. I know I’ve mentioned this before but in case you are a first time reader, I’m an adult who has ADD…

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A Coward?

I recently spoke about Let’s Cure CP, here on a post. I’m going to do my best not to write too many posts about the organization but it’s highly likely I’ll write one from time to time. This post is related because I need to ask a question of this community. I believe what we…

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How do you know?

How do you know what typical development is? Even though my daughter has Cerebral Palsy which is not necessarily behavioral she still exhibits some behavioral issues. She has trouble adjusting to change and can and does completely loose it when things change on her unexpectedly. That said she is seven years old and lost of…

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Let’s Cure CP

I’m excited to write this post about a Non-Profit I’m on the board of. The organization is called Let’s Cure CP and we are focused on funding research related to curing Cerebral Palsy. There is no cure for CP today and there is little research being done to look for a cure because there are…

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Ballet – The Penguin Move

Most nights when I put the kids to be I lay down with them and talk about their day or whatever is on their minds. When I put Haley to bed on Tuesday night she told me that she was sad that she missed her dance class on Monday because the while her regular teacher…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Hello, I created a short video just to say thank you for visiting and being a friend. I hope you have had a wonderful year and are able to count the blessings today. I know many folks have had difficulties over this past year and I hope you are still able to find your blessings…

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Special Needs Special Abilities

Lots of folks have disabilities. I have dyslexia and am ADD. I have a lack of ability to gain some skills the way typical people gain skills. My daughter has CP she too has the lack of ability to gain skills the way other typical people gain skills. Neither my daughter nor I have a…

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Bedtime And Goals

Hi, my name is Kevin and I’m new here. It looks like I’m currently the only father blogger here so you might find some different ideas coming from me.  My oldest daughter has Cerebral Palsy. It would be considered minor to moderate. She currently walks with braces and she had an SDR selective dorsal rhizotomy…

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