Entries by Joel Dillon

An Unmarked Envelope

I got to the office just a little bit ago, and there was a piece of mail waiting for me. No return address but postmarked in Florida. I opened it, and it had a crumpled $5 bill inside. No note or anything else. Just a crumpled $5 bill. I was immediately struck by this gift. […]

In a Different Key

Here we are fifty years later, and although we’ve made a lot of progress as a society in the way in which people with disabilities and their families are viewed and treated, community remains so critically important to families raising children with disabilities.