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Friday bonus watch ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM – Parents Article

Friday bonus watch ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM Friday bonus watch This short film about living with a dad who has cerebral palsy, uses a wheelchair, and communicates with a pointer and letterboard, is now available on YouTube. My Dad Matthew is seen through the eyes of Elijah, who was then 14, and considers his father… This is only a snippet of a Parents Article written by BLOOM – Parenting Kids With Disabilities Read Full Parenting Article

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Payal sees children’s rehab from a newcomer perspective ~ Special needs disability parenting BLOOM – Parents Article

By Louise KinrossSeven years ago, Payal Khazanchi and her family immigrated to Canada from Oman. At age five, Payal’s daughter Aakanksha was diagnosed with global developmental delay. Payal assumed they’d be connected with rehab services, and be able to meet other families like theirs.But it didn’t happen. “Because education and health are government-supported, I presumed if there was an issue with my daughter, the system would tell me where to go,” Payal says. “But instead of one single, straightforward path, the system…

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