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Stories About Disability Don’t Have to be Sad

By Melissa Shang Like any middle-schooler, I usually start my day with cereal. Every morning, after brushing my teeth, I have a bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch with milk, and try to catch all the flakes with my spoon before they go soggy. I get dressed for the day, and try to put on some […]

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What is Aspiration?

A child doesn’t cough or show any signs of distress when they are aspirating (not swallowing safely). This is called silent aspiration.

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Keeping Children Safe

Each child is different and the general recommendations that are available to keep children safe should be tailored to fit your child’s skills and abilities.

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A Mother’s Pride

Adrienne is a mother of three adult children, two of whom have been diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome “plus.” She is a part-time high-school math teacher, and has volunteered for Tourette Canada as an in-service provider for 12 years.

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Preteen Years…

When you have a good relationship with your children, they feel understood and supported, and are more likely to respect you and follow your family culture.

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A Word To New Moms

It’s a day to celebrate because Max continues to do so much better than those gloom-and-doom doctors thought he would.

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Can I Give You a High-Five?

Here are a few thoughts on what things seem to make my kids feel good about themselves, and make me feel good about the interactions based around the “why” questions.

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