Monday, November 11, 2013

5 Things You Should Know About Families Dealing With Disability

Disability is part of my family's daily life and it has been since my oldest daughter was born with a chromosomal abnormality over seven years ago. My daughter's genetic disorder resulted in a variety of disabilities, both cognitive and physical, that impact nearly every aspect of our lives. Usually we go along with our routine, but sometimes I am struck by how little others know about disability and what life is like for us. I have been reminded of this recently and wanted to share five things I wish everyone knew about disability. 1. We really, really dislike the word "retarded." Please stop using it. Now.

 Read more here.