A Wheelchair Accessible Disneyland: The Happiest Place on Earth

A Wheelchair Accessible DisneylandThe Happiest Place on EarthI'm just going to come out and say it....more
Hello there, Momma_Candy! Just happened on this post and so glad I did. What heartwarming news ...more

The Canadian Wheelchair Basketball Team To Host First Ever U25 World Championships

[Gabby Roberts-Winter, Picture from Wheelchair Basketball Canada]...more

Look Down: I'm in the Wheelchair

I didn't send out our Holiday cards this year. There were about 400 million reasons, from my hand cramping while trying to write your address to me just being lazy. But I'm sort of mad I didn't, because I need you to see me. See me as I am. As I am, right now, if I need to do anything that would require more than a walk around the block. I need you to see me in a wheelchair. ...more

One of my dearest friends in this life had RA. There were times, especially if we went to a ...more

A Special Assignment: Caring for My Mother

by Julie Danis...more

Glee-ful About Special Needs on TV

I have new faith in pop culture as a vector of enlightenment now that the TV show Glee has given us Wheels, a thoroughly contemporary After School Special about people with disabilities....more

Yeah I have also noticed it in all the glee series that it creates a culture like a tv wheels. ...more

Having a Merry But Modified Halloween

Halloween should not be a time for parents of kids with special needs to dwell on Ghosts-of-Halloween-Past or Ghosts-of-Halloween-That-Might-Have-Been, because there's far too much fun to be had. We do, however, need to approach Halloween with clear-headed creativity and flexibility, and prioritize our kids' needs and stamina. So, if you're in the market for Halloweening advice, let me dump some on your head, courtesy of personal experience, friends' adventures, the Internet, and the Twitterverse....more

I went to a neighborhood halloween party where a boy in a wheelchair had an Emeril costume, ...more

My Son Learns to Drive ...Again!

My son is taking driver's training lessons right now. This would not be anything exciting for most mother's however, my son is thirty-five, got his driver's license when he was 16, had a car accident in 2005 which resulted in paraplegia and is learning to drive again with hand controls! I am so excited, worried and proud of his desire to get right back into life and have his freedom back and participate in life more fully. ...more

All families face challenges and none are more difficult than if one of your own children is ...more

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