Vicki Greenleaf

About Vicki Greenleaf

Los Angeles-based writer Vicki Greenleaf has written for more than 30 newspapers, magazines and websites and one book, primarily covering topics on health, social impact, women’s issues, entertainment and cultural features. In addition to disability and inclusion, she has covered such topics as eating disorders, maternal mental health, children’s issues, food insecurity and addiction.

A Roadmap to Independence

Finding a ride or navigating public transit systems may be challenging for people with special needs or seniors with limited mobility, but transportation does not have to be a barrier to participating in life's daily activities in Southern California. Perhaps you’re unaware of – or not sure if you quality for – Access Paratransit Services, [...]

By |2019-03-07T17:25:27+00:00December 24th, 2018|Categories: Transportation|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

There’s No Place Like Home…

People with significant special needs frequently encounter a variety of barriers to living independently, but Easterseals Southern California (ESSC) is committed to helping the people we serve to live, work and play in their communities. Providing an intimate home setting for individuals with physical and/or developmental challenges – the majority of whom have lived most [...]

By |2019-03-07T17:27:28+00:00December 17th, 2018|Categories: Community Living|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Managing Holiday Stress for Children with Autism

While many consider the holiday season the “most wonderful time of the year,” others may feel overwhelmed during this time of year and these bustling times can be an even greater challenge for a child with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). The dazzle of decorations, smells of unfamiliar foods, music of the season, unfamiliar people and [...]