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Is it possible to discipline from a wheelchair?

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Hi all, Can anyone help with the following re disciplining a young toddler…18 months plus…just want to get some tricks up my sleeve for when ‘m going to need them… I am a bit concerned about the discipline aspect of parenting from a wheelchair as a C5/6. I manage pretty well on my own in […]

December 16, 2016

Foster or Adopting Children as an option

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People with disabilities can foster or adopt We know that people with disabilities can parent: 6.2 percent of all parents with children under the age of 18 have some sort of disability. We also know that many parents with disabilities feel discriminated against when undertaking the adoption process. There are no simple solutions to eradicating […]

November 20, 2016

Can Parents Lose Custody Simply Because They Are Disabled?

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Can Parents Lose Custody Simply Because They Are Disabled? Vol. 31 No. 2 By Robyn Powell Robyn Powell is Attorney Advisor at the National Council on Disability and the principal author of Rocking the Cradle: Ensuring the Rights of Parents with Disabilities and Their Children (National Council on Disability, 2012; tinyurl.com/kqedg2p). In 2009 Kaney O’Neill, […]

November 3, 2016

Having Children When You Have Cerebral Palsy

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Currently, no scientific evidence suggests that people with cerebral palsy can’t have children of their own. In fact, numerous people all over the world with cerebral palsy have successfully given birth to healthy children. Yet, there are special circumstances that should be understood beforehand, for the best chances of success during and after pregnancy. Cerebral Palsy and […]

October 28, 2016

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