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Why pretending needs reality

“Sweet! Can I sit in it?” It’s not the usual reaction you get to a commode – even a new one. But it’s typical of our daughter’s attitude to the equipment that surrounds our life.   She will lock herself in Deane’s stander to have a snack in front of the TV. As soon as … Continue reading

Impossible is Nothing

Impossible is Nothing Enough of what I think! This is the link to our daughter’s video about her brother. She made this as the entry into a contest at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital to produce a picture or video that changes the way the world views childhood disability. She borrowed a slogan used by … Continue reading

It takes a village …

The expression “It takes a village to raise a child” has always conjured up a very specific image in my mind. The picture in my head is of a child in an African village who is looked after not only by parents, but by grandparents, older siblings, extended family members and close friends. He or … Continue reading