Remembering our Soldiers

Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

In Flanders Fields the poppies grow… Remembrance Day is a significant day in the lives of many who endured the challenges of living during war times. Sadly these wars are continuing and more soldiers are dying, some like Cpl Nathan Cirillo having never left Parliament Hill. We sometimes forget that ...

Families are Complicated and Necessary

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

Families always want to know if they have the most difficult family, ever. They ask if I have ever worked with such family dysfunction and ask if I know of any other families as difficult or as unreasonable as theirs. My answer? The only normal families are the families ...

Legal Capacity, Decision-making and Guardianship

Monday, October 27th, 2014

The Law Commission of Ontario (LCO) has undertaken a project to examine and review Ontario’s laws related to legal capacity, decision –making and guardianship. Earlier this month, I had the pleasure of attending one of their focus groups. Spokespersons from various groups were there representing those with autism, ...