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Helpless Silence

Today was another wonderful experience during my field visit to Tarwadih, one of our target villages’, part of the Community Based Rehabilitation Project. Our Physiotherapist and I had a meeting with parents of Children with Disabilities in the village. 456 more words

Life Experience

Blogging 101: Themes

I am a day behind with Blogging 101, so I will try to get back on track today. Unfortunately for us, the plumbing in our new flat decided to back up on us and we ended up flooding our downstairs neighbour. 708 more words

Dyslexia

Being Awesome (as usual)

Hi friends –

I’m sure we’ve shared this somewhere along the way, so forgive me if I repeat myself. I’m a Dane of habit and I like my routine, well…any routine. 1,233 more words

The earth must still be turning.

The solar system’s continued rotation is assured, because my birthday is approaching again. I’ve never been one of those to fret and agonize about getting another year older. 481 more words

Disability

People We Love: Stella Young, Melbourne, Australia

The death of a disabled adult or child is a global problem. Too often, the media and ‘well-meaning’ allies express support and sympathy for the perpetrators rather than the actual victim. 855 more words

News And Guest Blog Posts

Some moments from the life of Sister Franziska.

Sister Franziska today. Portrait by Katja Harbi.

Over the summer I have been working with a neighbor on writing about, and reflecting on her life. She experienced the Nazi period as a child, and grew into maturity during the war and then the years of hardship after Germany´s defeat. 1,354 more words

Tattoos Are For Life, Not Just For Christmas

We live in an environment whereby we are encouraged to be constantly updating our own lives. Standing still is falling behind in the fast paced world of the twenty-first century. 1,339 more words

Paddy Vipond