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Disability Experiences: Conversations on Disability

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What is it like for disabled individuals and their families to live in a world which moves at a different pace,

What is it like to try to balance all these differences without any additional time beyond the same 24-hour day,

A disabled child has extraordinary needs which require a great deal of time. More time is needed for many everyday things,

Hurrying is not an option.

Frequently, one finds there is insufficient time to meet the basic needs of the family: appointments, home maintenance, shopping, haircuts, etc.

It's often not possible to do it alone!

Help would make a big difference!

One family has found it pays to be gentle with themselves,

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