Jess: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

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.

Jobs for People with Disabilities

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.

Dental Health and Disabilities

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.

Prosthetics for Children

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.

December 2020 Newsletter

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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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.

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Jess: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Jess: Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

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.

Social Media as a Resource

Social Media as a Resource

Social media is a platform that allows people from all over the world to connect together. While it can be an incredible tool, oftentimes it can be used as an avenue for bullying and hate. Despite that, there are hundreds of families that have chosen to use social media as a platform to educate and advocate for people with disabilities.

Jobs for People with Disabilities

Jobs for People with Disabilities

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.

Accessible Homes

Accessible Homes

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?

Dental Health and Disabilities

Dental Health and Disabilities

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.

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