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What Is It Like Being A Disabled Dad?

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Web Article

Laurence Clark is a stand-up comedian who has cerebral palsy. He lives with his wife Adele and his two sons Tom, seven, and Jamie, nine months. Here he describes both the challenges and the attitudes people have towards families like his. I guess my family does not fit with the typical image of 2.4 children. […]

November 22, 2016

Parenting with a disability

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By Halldor K. Bjarnason With some goals, the end is just the beginning. . . . For 27 years, I wanted to be a parent.  As a teenager, after working as a Beaver Scout leader and working a summer job with small children as a teacher’s aide, I knew that raising a child was an experience […]

November 18, 2016

Having Children When You Have Cerebral Palsy

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Currently, no scientific evidence suggests that people with cerebral palsy can’t have children of their own. In fact, numerous people all over the world with cerebral palsy have successfully given birth to healthy children. Yet, there are special circumstances that should be understood beforehand, for the best chances of success during and after pregnancy. Cerebral Palsy and […]

October 28, 2016

Able Family Life on Youtube

Posted by   jeepmanmatt   |   Categories :   Video

I just stumbled upon this family that embraces the fact that Dad is in a wheelchair and doesn’t let it stop them. Check out the trailer and follow if you want to see more.   Why let a disability (paraplegic) get in the way of all the fun things in life? Share in our journey […]

October 2, 2016

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