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.
Lily was born at 24 weeks gestation weighing only one pound. Lily is a twin and unfortunately, her sister was stillborn. Lily has Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia. Her mom, Jess talks about the grief of losing a child while dealing with the news her daughter had a disability.
Employment opportunities for people with disabilities have grown over the past several years. More companies have become more inclusive to find jobs for people with disabilities.
Traveling in general can be a very stressful event. However, adding children into the mix can create even more stress and chaos. What if your child has a disability? What if they have medical equipment that needs to be with your child?
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.
What will you do with your one wild and precious life?
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