10 Disability Blogs that You Need to Read

It’s hard to know what it feels like to live with a disability - or to parent a child with special needs - unless you’ve walked in their shoes. Gone are the days when disabilities were seldom talked about or hidden from the public eye, and in the last ten years the blogosphere has exploded with personal stories about disability: they can make you laugh, make you cry, rally you to action or raise your awareness.

Top 10 Apps for Children with Disabilities

Parents who are raising children with disabilities have their own unique toolbox of resources that help them with the daily challenges of life as a special needs parent, and technology is often high up on that list. The rise of mobile devices has changed the game when it comes to parenting (as any mother of a three year old will tell you!) but particularly when it comes to disability and special needs. Here are 10 of our favourite apps:

15 Ways to Create New Christmas Traditions With Your Special Needs Child

Christmas is a fun and exciting time of year, but it can also be overwhelming or tiring for kids who have special needs. We’ve put together a list of appropriate activities that you might like to enjoy together in the lead up to December 25. It’s a great way to create some heartwarming traditions for your family.

Dustin from Stranger Things Talks About Disability and Representation

“Stranger Things” has been the surprise hit show on Netflix this year, and one character in particular has won hearts all around the world. His name is Dustin Henderson, and he has amassed a serious cult following since the series started. Ironically, despite his popularity Gaten Matarazzo - the actor who plays Dustin - has spoken about how hard it is for him to find acting jobs.

The reason?

He has cleidocranial dysplasia, a rare condition that affects the development of the teeth and bones.

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