Cerebral Palsy does not Define her

As most of you all know, my daughter Ciara has Cerebral Palsy, but that is not what defines her. Cerebral Palsy is defined as "a condition marked by impaired muscle coordination (spastic paralysis) and/or other disabilities, typically caused by damage to the brain before or at birth." Because of her disability, she cannot walk out... Continue Reading →

My Accessibility Dreams

When you have a child in a wheelchair or if you yourself are in a wheelchair, you notice accessibility problems in OUR World. Most people never notice these problematic situations, unless you have experienced such problems. I know that I never noticed accessibility problems until I had a special needs child. In a perfect world,... Continue Reading →

Make Your Own Rules

Having a Special Needs child comes with its own set of difficulties. There is no rule book for how to raise a child with disabilities. Books about reaching children's milestones do not apply to your child's specific special needs. Even learning about your child's diagnosis does not help prepare you, because every disability is so... Continue Reading →

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