These kids’ books feature main and secondary characters with disabilities that may or may not be central to the plot.
Most dads don’t give carrying their kids this much thought and effort. But I have cerebral palsy.
I put both arms into the Baby Bjorn and flipped it over my head, the way a preschooler puts on a jacket. I clipped the carrier’s back pad around my midsection. When time came for the baby, I cradled its head with my left arm, and reached my right hand underneath. I lifted — slowly, slowly — wondering how much harder this would be with a live infant. I settled the toy doll into position, exhaled and began securing the harnesses.
“With schools closed during the coronavirus pandemic, parents of children with disabilities are facing a new set of challenges.”
Touching or following other children on the playground is how five-year-old Kellen tries to make new friends.
Technology has made lives easier in various forms. Whether it’s the ease of shopping, communicating, or working, technological advancements contributed vastly to one’s daily activities. As dementia cases in seniors rise, you can also use technology to help your loved one through the process.
There’s something called the “Curb-Cut Effect.” Research institute PolicyLink describes it as “a vibrant illustration of how laws and programs designed to benefit vulnerable groups, such as the disabled or people of color, often end up benefiting all.”
I was born with Spina Bifida and one of the biggest challenges of having been born with a disability is that it’s sometimes difficult to separate yourself as a person from the physical condition you’ve always known.
The longer one waits to seek medical attention, the higher the chance that a larger area of their brain matter becomes damaged.
Holiday magic for kids who rarely see themselves represented in toys.
Parents should discuss inclusivity and representation for disabled people with their children.