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special needs adult wants you to know

I grew up being different I guess what would call “special needs” and because that special need was visible in its nature it made for interesting social aspects in my life.The truth is children are hard on each other. if … Continue reading

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working to better the disability cause

As an adult with a disability I have been working to better the cause for people with disabilities since 2009 by means of this blog. I think it is an honor to be the voice for others in a similar … Continue reading

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how to access recreational services without pulling out your hair?

I don’t know of a kid with cerebral palsy who will openly tell you they like physical therapy and while we hate it the stretching of our muscles is simply a part of life. if you like my content why … 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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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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freedex trikes: a bike built for me

Do you remember your first bike? When I was a kid,like most children I wanted to learn to ride a bike. This led me to try riding my sisters hand-me-down bike without much success. This is because as for anyone … Continue reading

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Don’t Forget Your Times of Respite

I am already in summer mode and I know I’ve written about this topic before but it is something that as “a special needs child” myself I feel it important to remind everyone! It wasn’t until I was in my … Continue reading

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Freedom and Independace: Staying on My Own

So for the last two weeks of July, since before I was born that has been the time that my parents have chosen to take their vacation in the summer. Until this year, I would travel with them to spend … 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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