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Limitations on a Child with Cerebral Palsy and Helping their Friends Understand

Cerebral palsy doesn’t define me, when I was a child probably the biggest question my peers would ask was if I missed being able to do certain things. Things that due to the physical limitations I have never experienced or … Continue reading

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Feel free to ask questions about cerebral palsy

I struggle to understand why people worry that they will offend me by asking questions. Rest assured that I started this blog as a resource and I am happy to answer questions.  However if on the off chance I am … Continue reading

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Therapy in school

I know I am not the only one who had some form of physical therapy as part in school as part of gym class. I didn’t understand why my classmates generally enjoy gym class especially on the days when I … Continue reading

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how to create a sense of independence in your child with a disability

Realizing how much time it takes me to do things that others take for granted it would have make sense for people around me to help. Sometimes for speed reasons, I was helped other times I was left to my … Continue reading

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cerebral palsy made my college classmates uncomfortable

Cerebral palsy makes me different. Different is a relative term here as many of my experiences were the same as my peers – I attended mainstream school and went to mainstream classes. But I was always keenly aware of the differences. … Continue reading

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Making Changes Towards Inclusion

It has taken a long time but Laura is finally getting an understanding of her worth.  For her whole life her dad and I have had our hearts broken often when we watched Laura being left on the edge of … Continue reading

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the artistic side of blogging

I had no idea when I started blogging that it would mean anything to anyone, except me! As of today I have reached 3,000 hits on lifeofthedifferentlyabled.com since November 22, (not to mention the 15,000+ hits I received in the … Continue reading

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My Children Will Do it Differently: the 5 lessons I’ve learned from being a special needs child

I don’t think my mom or any mother of a ‘special needs’ child can prepare themselves for life of raising a special needs child. I am not trying to put words in anyone’s mouth but I, as that special needs … Continue reading

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A mommy minute

A note from lifeofthedifferentlyabled I have asked Jo to write what it is like to have a special needs child and she so kindly wrote the following I’m Jo, mom of six – year – old Monkey Boy.  He’s a … Continue reading

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Cerebral Palsy shakedown

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