MAX: Mental Health Center of Denver Lesson #1.

My Poem~ “Goodbye”by Max TuckerSpoken aloud as public testimony at the Colorado Behavioral Health Task Force and Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Deaf Blind Town Hall Meeting on December 5, 2019 Do you not understand? Or do you not care in order to understand? Or do you not know howContinue reading “MAX: Mental Health Center of Denver Lesson #1.”

Mental Health Center of Denver Lesson #2. Polis’ Behavioral Health Task Force Public Testimony on 12/5/19

Public Testimony – Colorado Behavioral Task Force/Colorado Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and Deaf Blind My name is Lisa Weiss. I am a children’s and disabilities attorney and an education policy specialist.  I am also the mother of a deaf teenager. Max is the reason I was asked to speak at thisContinue reading “Mental Health Center of Denver Lesson #2. Polis’ Behavioral Health Task Force Public Testimony on 12/5/19”

Thank you to the Whistleblowers

I have not been paying much attention to the impeachment hearings. I know to some people that probably makes me seem like I am out of touch and maybe I am, but I know myself well enough by now to realize that I don’t need the impeachment hearings running through my head every day. Besides,Continue reading “Thank you to the Whistleblowers”

College Visits

I’m on a plane ride home. I was visiting a college with one my 17 year old twins. Honestly, the whole college visit thing is a little bit foreign to me. I really can’t even remember doing it myself at the same age. Unless I count the time I drove up to Boulder from DenverContinue reading “College Visits”

Twin Towers 1m3s✌🏼

Anniversaries are a funny thing. Truthfully, I hadn’t even thought about the date today until a dear old friend posted a comment on my Facebook. Adam and I practiced law together in New York City and he is the one who reminded me of today’s anniversary. He is the one who reminded me to thinkContinue reading “Twin Towers 1m3s✌🏼”

The Spice of Life

I’ve been thinking a lot about why we all don’t stand together. Even when we are in the same community of people. Even when we share the same religion. Even when we work together with a common mission. Even when we are family. I think it must be fear. I am in a few groupsContinue reading “The Spice of Life”