Life Update and Stuff

Quarantine has been difficult. Not because I hate being cooped up in my apartment; I don't mind that at all. What I don't like is the lack of production. I am used to working from home one or two days a week. But not all day every day. I feel like I am getting less…

What is Disability Studies?

I am new to this intellectual discipline. I have studied communication disorders, special education, assistive technology, and school psychology (in that order), but have never delved into the world of "disability studies" until now. I am still reading books and articles on the subject. However, here are my initial thoughts as I begin a deeper…

What is an Ed.S. Degree?

I always get this puzzled look on peoples' faces when I tell them I am getting an Ed.S. degree. I go further to tell what Ed.S. stands for--Education Specialist--and I get the same blank stare. Here is my best explanation in a quick and simple post. An Education Specialist (EdS.) degree is a Master's degree.…