Except some of us won’t. Not everyone gets to go abroad, and I often get a little pang for the life I might have had at this time of year. 606 more words
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‘Ordinary lives in ordinary places’ is the buzz phrase in disability policy right now, and you’ll have seen it before on this blog.
It appears to mean providing the supports and services that disabled people need to live independently in the community. 515 more words
Well almost the same…
This year the days and weeks have meandered by, barely changing with the seasons. My disabled daughter’s adult service is year round, which is good for both of us, and it means she still heads off happily on the bus from Monday to Friday to all her activities and her friends. 244 more words
My disabled daughter’s social worker once asked me to name the one thing that would make our lives easier.
“A handyman,” I replied.
It was not the answer she expected, and she never got back to me with any contacts! 398 more words