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Merry Lynn Morris, a dance professor at the University of South Florida is generating excitement with her Rolling Dance Chair, along with research that is allowing kids with spina bifida, cerebral palsy and other disabilities the ability to dance. This electric dance wheelchair is controlled by the person sitting in it– when he or she leans one direction, the chair follows. “Anybody in any body should have the right to dance,” Morris said. Click HERE to read more!
Sometimes, questions or comments towards a special needs parent can be inappropriate or hurtful, no matter of their original intentions. Dr. Darla Clayton, shares her fifteen things that should not be said to her and other special needs parents, including the “R” word, “He looks fine to me” and “He’s going to grow out of it, right?” See her full list by clicking HERE.
One writer recently shared the touching relationship between her husband and their son, who has cerebral palsy. Ellen Seidman recalls how her husband has risen to parenting challenges since the day their son was born and never let his son’s disability keep him from enjoying fatherhood. Click HERE to read more!
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