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Disabled Well-Being & parenting

Below are the best resources we could find on Disabled Well-Being and parenting.

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Being Disabled Doesn’t Stop Us Being Great Parents | Born Different

A family from Watford, England, want the world to know that life can be the same when living with disabilities. Faye Pearson, 29, and her husband Stevie, 26, are parents to 18-month-old Rowan. Both of their conditions are progressive, however, neither was passed onto their son, Rowan.

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Reflections from a Different Journey : What Adults with Disabilities Wish All Parents Knew

Reflections from a Different Journey presents 40 stories by successful adults who grew up with disabilities. They provide insights into what it is like to persevere in the face of community prejudices, and what it takes for families and children with disabilities to work together toward fulfillment.

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Disabled Parenting in an Ableist World | Kara Ayers | TEDxCincinnatiWomen

People with disabilities are increasingly achieving their dreams to become parents. The strengths and challenges faced by these unique families aren't what you might expect.

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We’ve Got This: Stories by Disabled Parents

How do two parents who are blind take their children to the park? How is a mother with dwarfism treated when she walks her child down the street? How do Deaf parents know when their baby cries in the night? When writer and musician Eliza Hull was pregnant with her first child, like most...

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Catering to My Environment as a Parent with a Disability

Because I’m at ease with my disability and have grown to understand my limitations, it’s been easier for me to figure out solutions to what might be everyday obstacles to other people.

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The Best Wheelchair Accessible Crib Designs for Parents with Disabilities

Finding wheelchair accessible parenting equipment is almost impossible. You certainly won't find it at any Babies R Us or other major retailers.

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Far from the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity

Solomon’s startling proposition in Far from the Tree is that being exceptional is at the core of the human condition—that difference is what unites us.

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Parents with Disabilities Are Often Overlooked in Society

But despite the challenges, kids raised by one or more disabled parents often benefit immensely from the experience.

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Transcending Disabilities: Positive Body Imaging | Kim Lan Grout | TEDxUNC

One day in the grocery store, someone questioned Kim Lan Grout's ability to be a mother because of her leg amputation. In this talk, Grout explores the way we judge differences, and how simple it is to change the way we think about them.

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Thriving with Autism: 90 Activities to Encourage Your Child’s Communication, Engagement, and Play

Help children with autism strengthen their connections―supportive strategies for ages 1 to 11 To guide your efforts to help your child flourish, this book has 90 playful, evidence-based activities.

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