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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



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


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