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Celebrating the ‘can dos’

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Celebrating the ‘can dos’ Katina Wright, a mother with multiple sclerosis from Cornwall, UK, discusses her experience of parental guilt and the importance of celebrating and utilizing the ‘can dos’. Parents typically carry the burden of ‘guilt’ like a heavy load they’re unable to shed. If our children suffer any emotional or physical problem, no […]

January 12, 2017

Children of disabled parents speak

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Children of disabled parents speak The following articles were written by three young people about their personal experiences of growing up in a family with a disabled parent. These articles first appeared in the August 2010 edition of forward magazine, published by the Spinal Injuries Association, the leading UK charity for spinal cord injured people. […]

January 10, 2017

Is it possible to discipline from a wheelchair?

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Hi all, Can anyone help with the following re disciplining a young toddler…18 months plus…just want to get some tricks up my sleeve for when ‘m going to need them… I am a bit concerned about the discipline aspect of parenting from a wheelchair as a C5/6. I manage pretty well on my own in […]

December 16, 2016

Foster or Adopting Children as an option

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People with disabilities can foster or adopt We know that people with disabilities can parent: 6.2 percent of all parents with children under the age of 18 have some sort of disability. We also know that many parents with disabilities feel discriminated against when undertaking the adoption process. There are no simple solutions to eradicating […]

November 20, 2016

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