As an able bodied person I take a lot of things for granted. I get out of bed in the morning without thinking, make breakfast, get my son ready for nursery, get dressed, brush my teeth etc. I work from home, so flit between my studio and childcare as well as housework almost seemlessly – things come naturally. When I’m ill, like I have been recently, it’s a different story and tasks are a lot harder to acheive, but I get better and things return to normal. But what if I felt like that everyday? What if everyday had to be a constant challenge?
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I’m a bit obsessed with podcasts at the moment and one that I subscribe to is ‘Shared Experience’ from BBC Radio 4. Series 5 has just begun and the latest episode focuses on three parents discussing how they readjusted to life with a child with learning difficulties.
Continue reading “Not What We Were Expecting”