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disability and assistive technology what does this mean in my life

my first experience with assistance technology was some form of archaic communication box whose name I am not even sure of. this communication box was a form of communication that a non verbal classmate used when i was in kindergarten … Continue reading

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remember we are all individuals

Perception is a weird thing.¬† Growing up my peers struggled to understand how me there classmate with a physical disability was in mainstream classes. I think this came in part because there was a program for students who had what … Continue reading

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technology that has made my life with cerebral palsy vastly easier

I grew up during the evolution of personal technology. We had our first family computer when I was a young child. I had access to a computer in the classroom in elementary school and probably before, if I really think … Continue reading

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disability: how I suggest approaching talking about it with people

Talking about your disability can be a challenge at times. I was talking to a friend the other day and she was asked about how to handle it when people ask those awkward invasive questions. You know the ones about … Continue reading

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Self Perception

I realized that I related to the world differently then my peers when I was quite young. This isn’t something to cause others to feel sorry for me about, it stems from the fact that my general life experiences are … Continue reading

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How College Was Different From High School

I chose the high school I attended, based on the supports I would need. Before high school, school life: and more specifically my bathroom visits were scheduled around when I had an educational assistant available. My educational assistant also acted … Continue reading

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When Others Offer Help

It occurred to me, that people are for the most part kind and willing to help when they see the need arise. There has been numerous times where people have seen me and my family out in public, and offered … Continue reading

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when should I get an advocate for my child

Part one of this series is found here I think the earlier you get the advocate for your child the easier things will be. if you like my content why not help me out by joining my mailing list its … Continue reading

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how to explain cerebral palsy to your child

I am attempting what feels like the impossible here. How to describe cerebral palsy to a child that has it: I am not sure that it is entirely necessary to do this. I mean, I grew up knowing something was … Continue reading

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how to help your childs classmates or peers understand cerebral palsy

This is a question that I’ve pondered since I first began¬†speaking as a teenager realizing that I could make change in the world and this in truth became the driving force behind my blog. The question was this how do … Continue reading

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