What Moms of Kids With Invisible Disabilities Want You to Know — Parent Co.

While some disabilities demand recognition via a wheelchair, hearing aid, or portable oxygen tank, others are more subtle, but that doesn’t make them any less real. Known as invisible disabilities, these affect 96 percent of people who have a chronic medical condition according to one estimate. Caring for a child with any disability presents extra…

via What Moms of Kids With Invisible Disabilities Want You to Know — Parent Co.

Author: smudgesonmymirror

A dynamic mother/daughter duo that has overcome obstacles and chosen to embrace our experiences rather than to change our view of ourselves. Lovingly labeled by Gigi or Mommy, the tone and messages in each post will reflect generational viewpoints and family continuances.

4 thoughts on “What Moms of Kids With Invisible Disabilities Want You to Know — Parent Co.”

  1. You are preaching to the choir. I have a 19 year old son, and we went through hell during the public schools years. Things are better now that he is in college, but it seemed like all the public schools want to do is slap a label on these kids on put them on drugs so they can (presumably) be easier to handle

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    1. We are currently dealing with my granddaughter with DS in the public school system. They consider everything “the stubborn characteristic of DS” but before she started school, she would listen (if we said 1…2… she came running or stopped whatever she was doing.) Now, they are giving her a label that is hindering her development. Disabilities, obvious or not, are only disabilities when society does not know how to react.

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