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Conquering fear after Dad’s accident

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Understanding the Fear and Growing Through It Our girl started second grade today. She told me last night as I was putting her to bed that she was excited and a little scared … but mostly excited. She was up at 6:45 this morning with wide eyes and a smile, ready to take on the […]

October 4, 2017

Father and Handicap: A difficult combination?

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On Father’s Day, fathers celebrate their fatherhood. And how can being a father and having a disability work together? A few weeks after Mother’s Day, always on Ascension Day, there is the male counterpart: Father’s Day. 2009, it fell on 21st May. So one day in honour of the patriarchy? Hardly. First, patriarchal structures are […]

March 27, 2017

How love is healing me

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Wheelchair dad’s strength: how love is healing me His gorgeous girl is keeping him going He can’t take his little girl fishing any more or get down on the floor and play with her toys, but for devoted single dad Ben Clifford, four-year-old Alizay will always be the centre of his world. “She’s my reason […]

December 18, 2016

What Is It Like Being A Disabled Dad?

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Laurence Clark is a stand-up comedian who has cerebral palsy. He lives with his wife Adele and his two sons Tom, seven, and Jamie, nine months. Here he describes both the challenges and the attitudes people have towards families like his. I guess my family does not fit with the typical image of 2.4 children. […]

November 22, 2016

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