Developmental Delay Resources – Nonprofit organization dedicated to meeting the needs of those working with children who have developmental delays in sensory motor, language, social, and emotional areas including the entire spectrum of autism related diagnoses. Their excellent, comprehensive site includes other links to wonderful resources for children in need.
Fortunate Blessings Foundation – 501(c)(3) non-profit, non-faith-based organization with a global scope, the Foundation offers educational programs for human well-being through self-development, health, design and environmental awareness that support each person’s sacred journey, including end-of-life counseling. The Foundation also occasionally provides international trauma relief work following natural disasters to assist orphaned and traumatized children. “Fortunate Blessings” implies the need to look at what may appear as a great difficulty or challenge in one’s life and is also an opportunity to remind us that crisis is a call for change.
The Graduate Institute – Dedicated to offering meaningful graduate degree programs in Connecticut for personal and professional growth in areas such as Holistic Thinking, Organizational Leadership, Experiential Health and Healing, and Conscious Evolution.
Marion Institute – a member based non-profit that acts as an incubator for a diverse array of programs and projects that delve into the root cause of an issue and seeks to create deep and positive change. They work with individuals, schools and communities to inspire change in the areas of health and healing, sustainability, green economics, environmental education, spirituality and much more.
POP Tech – Unique innovation network – a global community of cutting-edge leaders, thinkers, and doers from many different disciplines, who come together to explore the social impact of new technologies, the forces of change shaping our future, and new approaches to solving the world’s most significant challenges. POP Tech is known for its thriving community of thought-leaders, breakthrough innovation programs, visionary annual conferences and deep media and storytelling capabilities.
Joan Spear – Co-founder of Fortunate Blessings Foundation, my beautiful wife and life partner is a composer and songwriter whose extraordinary music is used in The Passage and Recovering Original Ability. Her CD is available on her site. As a Nikken Wellness Consultant and Certified Permaculture Consultant, Joan is always available for support in the creation of sustainable solutions for the wellness of your home and land.
TED – (Technology, Entertainment, Design) gathers the world’s leading thinkers and doers to share ideas worth spreading through conferences, simulcasts and various programs.
Paul Winter – Old friend and a major force on for the Earth, a 5-time Grammy award winner, Paul Winter embraces a musical realm that has emboldened the traditions of many of the world’s cultures, as well as the extraordinary voices of what he refers to as “the greater symphony of the Earth” — whales, wolves, eagles, and several dozen other species of “wilderness musicians.”