Disability Law

This week is Mitochondrial Disease Awareness Week, which is a cause very dear to Annette’s heart.   Annette’s daughter Elizabeth passed away back in 2013 from mitochondrial disease. Every year, during the third week of September the mitochondrial disease community comes together to bring awareness and educate others on this rare genetic disease.  MitoAction is a nonprofit organization which started in 2005 from a New England support group.  During the awareness week, MitoAction encourages…
This week features a very special back to back, two podcast episode release as Annette speaks with two guests who were interviewed for a recent Today Show Article called “Autism Wars.” Today’s episode features Annette’s interview with Amy S.F. Lutz, an author, vice president of the National Council on Severe Autism (NCSA), and a mom to 5 children,  her oldest son Jonah having severe autism.   Amy also became so interested in…
This week features a very special back to back, two podcast episode release as Annette speaks with two guests who were interviewed for a recent Today Show Article called “Autism Wars.” Today’s episode features Annette’s interview with Kerry Magro, who is an award-winning national speaker, a best-selling author and a role model in the disability community.  Annette & Kerry speak about the “Autism Wars” article, disability in the workplace, bullying, unity and…
The Britney Spears guardianship case has brought the topic of guardianship into the spotlight lately.  People all over the world want to know more about what guardianship is and why it is used.  In this podcast episode, Annette goes over a few of the many guardianship questions she has received from listeners and followers.  Please note that guardianship laws do vary from state to state.  Please check with your state for their specific guardianship laws…