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technology helps with inclusion

I often think about what my life would have been like if I was born era. Because I was born a very small premature and my birth weight was nearly unheard of. I survived and now I am grateful to … Continue reading

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social isolation because of childhood disability and my experience with it

Although I can only write to my own experiences I have a lot to say, especially on the subject of social isolation.  I think that they’re a lot of misconception regarding social isolation and disability. I think there are a … Continue reading

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To understand a child’s special needs is to truly understand that every child is unique

To understand a child’s special needs is to truly understand that every child is unique. I struggle with the term “special needs” within my own life. I think because you have to remember this is all I have ever known. … Continue reading

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The Accessibility Mistake You May be Making without Knowing It

If you own a business you would like to think that your business is welcoming of all potential customers who want to visit your establishment, but is it really?In this post I will explore simple things that can truly improve … Continue reading

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AFOs: Kate’s Story

Hello! My name is Kate Heximer. I am a friend of Laura’s who also has CP. Laura has asked me to write a post about AFOs as she has been getting a lot of questions but has no personal experience … Continue reading

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adults means a better sense of relating to my world

I have written a lot about my childhood and self-acceptance but I have also noted that the experiences of my life are shaped by how I have grown up relating differently to the world around me or at least this … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy in Slow-Motion

I came across an interesting concept: do you ever feel like you’re doing tasks in slow-motion? This is not something I am overly aware of feeling. But I want to explore this, because I am always looking for new and … Continue reading

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surprising observations about sleep and startle reflex in adults

I recently was asked about sleep and startle reflex in adults. Although this is an interesting topic in itself, I am not sure it is totally accurate. Let me explain why I would like to open this up to the … Continue reading

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tasks of daily living and cerebral palsy

  My experience with life with cerebral palsy is that it offers a unique perspective on the world. The simplest tasks of daily living that others take for granted take such as putting on socks and shoes this is a … Continue reading

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dream beyond the disability

There are very few things in my life that don’t require at least some adaptions on my part in order to participate. The one that comes to mind is swimming, I mean once I am in the water I am … Continue reading

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