cerebral palsy

‘I’m trans because that’s who I am’ ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM – Parents Article

BLOOM: What does it mean to be transgender? Logan Wong: It’s when the gender you’re assigned at birth doesn’t match with what you believe to be your gender. Trans is an umbrella. It can mean you’re a guy, you’re a woman, or you’re both. There are new labels coming up every day. BLOOM: How did you recognize you were transgender? Logan Wong: I came out publicly last September. But I’ve known I was trans since I was seven. When I…

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What works in children’s rehab, and why, is researcher’s passion ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM – Parents Article

By Louise Kinross De-Lawrence Lamptey has a PhD in rehabilitation science and a master’s degree in clinical psychology. He has right-sided weakness related to cerebral palsy and grew up in Ghana. “When I was growing up I was less aware of my disabilities than I am now,” he says. “I was born with a disability, but I was never raised as a person with a disability.” De-Lawrence is a postdoctoral fellow doing research in inclusion and participation at Holland Bloorview…

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Your Body, Not Your Fault – Parents Article

Every Tuesday night (except for when I have a good excuse not to) I drag myself over to the YMCA for cycle class. It’s not an ideal time, but it’s a rare hour after dinner, and after one kid is in bed, that I can squeeze in a workout thanks to my supportive husband. Not only is it not an ideal time, but I don’t exactly love the instructor’s style. The music isn’t that great and he yells a LOT…

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5 Ways to Get It All Done – Parents Article

Trust in him at all times, you people; pour out your hearts to him,    for God is our refuge. Psalm 62:8 I wake up every Monday morning a little anxious. Ok if we are being real here, I wake up Monday mornings more than a little anxious.  Mondays for me can feel a little overwhelming with reviewing all I have to get done for the week. It starts really on Sunday evenings. Do you ever feel that way? I always said we need…

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