Blog – The Zachary Effect – Nonverbal World

The Zachary Effect – Nonverbal World   Yesterday I read a Facebook post from another mother with a son on the autism spectrum. Her son is also nonverbal and struggles with sleeping through the night, among a few other common autism traits.   Her son just turned five-years-old and begins kindergarten in the next few […]

Lisa Lepine’s Detroit News Interview: Chris Meadow’s Benefit Cut-off

Clinton Twp. man with disability fights benefit cut-off Mike Martindale , The Detroit News Published 11:52 p.m. ET July 3, 2017 | Updated 11:52 p.m. ET July 3, 2017 Buy Photo (Photo: Clarence Tabb Jr. / The Detroit News) 310 CONNECTTWEET 1 LINKEDIN 55 COMMENTEMAILMORE Clinton Township – Chris Meadows always considered himself as leading […]

Donald Trump, the CBO Score and the Real Impact of the Senate’s Republican Health Care Plan

The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) “score” of Senate Republican’s health care overhaul is bad news for the legislation’s supporters, but not as bad as it could be.   The CBO, a nonpartisan agency that analyzes the impact of proposed legislation, estimates that the Senate’s proposal to repeal and replace Obamacare would leave 22 million more […]

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This Little Light of Mine Shines   A year or so ago a co-worker put in her two-weeks notice. I didn’t know about it until her last day with the company. I tend to keep to myself at work. I put off stopping by her office until late in the afternoon, right before I had […]

Blog Post by The Zachary Effect

Welcome to The Arc of Macomb County’s weekly blog. In these blog posts you will meet Zachary and his mother AnnMarie Ottoy (our community relations specialist) and learn about their journey through the world of special needs.   Periodically, we’ll invite guest bloggers to write about their own journeys. This can include stories about advocacy, […]