Guest blog: Parenting A Child With Disabilities What Adam Has Taught Me

About the Author: Judy Mallette is the mother of three children.  She learned very early on that children, abled or disabled, teach us more than we can ever teach them. The lessons started, and will never really end, on November 16, 1981. Her son, Adam, was a child with severe developmental disabilities compounded by epilepsy, congenital …

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Why having abled friends can be difficult

  Pretty much all of my friends are disabled but it is not because I have something against abled friends. It is because I click better with the disabled and have had a couple bad experiences with abled friends. I will share a few things on why having abled friends is tough. Unsympathetic when running …

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Things to think about before you say “you’re so retarded”

    Has a friend or family member ever offended you by the language they use? Sometimes, people, we are close to may offend us with the language they use without even realizing how wrong it is. Calling someone retarded is very offensive to the developmentally and intellectually disabled and should not be in your …

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When you struggle with promotion

  Do you struggle with promoting your blog or writing posts? I personally have a more difficult time promoting posts than I do writing them. I was always the kid that sat in the back of the classroom and hoped no one noticed I was there. I recently published an article on https://themighty.com/ and it was probably …

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Body confidence with a disability

    Summer is just around the corner and most people may be doing extra workouts to get that "summer body". People with physical disabilities may struggle with body confidence because most people with physical disabilities can't workout like an abled person and some can't workout at all! Having body confidence is more challenging with …

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