My point is when I attend Google I/O, the most inspiring and rewarding part of the experience is learning how to think. Google knows how to think about the future. Tesla invents, Apple sells, but Google thinks.
Decades later I realize there are tornadoes of many kinds, each with their own ability to create stress. For those of us who are parents of special needs children stress comes like tornadoes.
Inclusion prevents dehumanization. When a group is included they become real to the mainstream population. What makes them real is the creation of physical, emotional, and intellectual ties or connections.
Madam Speaker, it is with great pride and appreciation that I bring Russell Ewell’s E-Soccer program to the attention of my colleagues in the House of Representatives. He has created a shining example of how one man’s idea can alter the lives of many for the better.
E-Soccer has become far more than I ever imagined when it began in a dusty field with 8 kids. Because of our expansion to other cities and countries nearly 1000 kids participate. This means typical and special needs children play together and become friends. Our work has expanded because important organizations like the Earthquakes involve themselves in the community and provide us with support.
Tim Villegas has created an incredible network of relationships for advancing the cause of Inclusion. You can read more about Tim on his site, where the Podcast interview he inspired me to do resides. My microphone was not the greatest, but…