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My Hero

Every kid has done the “My Hero” essay in elementary school. I know I did, but elementary school was over twenty years ago and for the life of me I can’t remember who I picked. 218 more words

Coma

#blessed

3- 5 years… that was the time I was told by multiple neurologists, and brain injury specialists that it would take before I even could begin thinking about living a restricted, but “normal” life again. 24 more words

Can 22q13 deletion syndrome cause cancer?

Like other parents of children (young and old) with 22q13 deletion syndrome, I wonder about David’s future.  My son was quite ill as an infant and I wonder what wear-and-tear his stay in the neonatal intensive care unit might come back to haunt him later in life.   1,299 more words

#stopthebus campaign - We want to get on!

“For the last two or three years I have been told I can’t have one because I get low DLA.”

Too many people who have learning disabilities are struggling to get a bus pass. 271 more words

Welfare Benefits

Harry says... (The Choice Making Edition)

I was making Harry a sandwich for lunch today and, as we didn’t have much in the pantry (note to self: get yourself to the shops woman!), I asked him to choose between Vegemite or peanut butter and this is what happened each time I asked him to choose. 541 more words

Brain Injury

So, Whaddya Think? . . . . . . . . . . . Tackle Football League for Young Girls - REALLY, Utah! What are you thinking?

Outrageous: A Tackle Football League for Young Girls

by

David Figurski

presented by

Donna O’Donnell Figurski

There is growing public concern, backed by scientific evidence… 516 more words

Brain Injury

This little piggy…

A foot was thrust into my line of vision with an injunction to look. Unable to think of a suitable retort to this unusual command, I complied. 979 more words

Life