There are others out there who know exactly how you feel.
Every four and a half minutes a child is born or diagnosed with a condition parents never dreamed would be their reality. If this is you, you’re in the right place. You’re not alone.
Hearing the news your child has been diagnosed with a disability will change your world. There are so many emotions and changes you will go through. Have you considered the changes that need to be made for your home? Is it equipped to have a wheelchair in it? How do you make the necessary changes to ensure your home is a safe place for your child to be?
Children with disabilities are more likely to develop dental issues when compared to their typically developing peers. There are several disabilities that increase the complexity of dental problems as well. Oral health is more important than people realize, taking care of our children’s teeth is a focus of our care that we should be providing.
Deciding whether or not a prosthetic device is the right option for your child’s limb difference is a big decision. There are many factors to consider when deciding. Ultimately the decision is up to each family and what is best for them.
It has been observed that interacting with animals can reduce stress and anxiety, increase certain brain chemicals associated with healthy behavior and function, reduce depression in older adults and have a significant improvement on behavior in children . The bond created between humans and animals has been used for several decades as a therapeutic strategy to help many different issues.
Trying to find the “perfect gift” is very stressful. With so many things to consider, the task can seem daunting. These tips aim to ease any stress felt while holiday shopping for a loved one with a disability.
When I started Orange Socks, I wasn’t aware of the impact it would have. Not only on others, but on myself as well. I have been incredibly blessed to have this opportunity to meet so many parents and siblings who, like you, have someone in their life who has a...
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