Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

You will need to sign in or resgister for free to Post comments.

view:  full / summary

When No One Understands Your Head Injury or Memory Loss Including Yourself

Posted by Ask Emily on April 29, 2018 at 11:25 AM Comments comments (0)
Most if not all of us have heard the saying, "Patience is a virtue", this could not be more true when it comes to working with someone with a head injury or memory loss. When a person has a head injury or memory loss, they can become easily frustrated. These people sometimes forget what might seem like the silliest things, but they truly can't help it and are often made fun of and criticized for something that they truly have no control over. When dealing with a head injury or memory loss, you m... Read Full Post »

When Your Childs School Cares More About Their Education Than Their Health

Posted by Ask Emily on April 26, 2018 at 9:50 AM Comments comments (0)
Has your child's health been declining over the years? Have they missed more and more school due to their declining health? Does the school seem to be more concerned with their number of absences than the work that they have done at home independently and you have turned it all back in and found that they are still figuring out how to do the material with the help of a parent or a tutor? More and more families are being harassed and discriminated against in the public school system because all t... Read Full Post »

Do You Involve Your Child To Provide Feedback When It Comes To Their Care?

Posted by Ask Emily on April 15, 2018 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)
We know that this topic comes with a ton of variables. There can be a lot of friction and stressors when it comes to raising a child with a diagnosis, especially when they get to the age that they want to provide feedback on their care and help pick out doctors and specialists and things and sometimes the parents might question how much to allow their child to help decide what is in their best interest. How do you as a parent determine how much to let go and when in letting your child make thei... Read Full Post »

Rss_feed