BLOOM combines real family stories with the best expert advice, plus the latest news and opinion on disability.
'The general idea is that each of these identities and circumstances is predictive of the quality and speed of health-care access, experiences and outcomes.'
'By using black light, we could hide the performers, because in the 1970s you had to hide people with disabilities.'
This is a story about what happens when health workers listen to a child's parents, and what happens when they don't.
'How many books do we have where a non-verbal child who uses a wheelchair is the one who saves the day?'
'I've found working with families helps a great deal to identify how best to work with a child. They know the child's preferences and how to best communicate with them.'
A values-based therapy enabled this mom to let go of cultural expectations about who her autistic son should be.
Check out our latest stories, with links to mainstream disability news and shout-outs to people making the world more inclusive.
Without a night nurse, Mary Rombos cares for her daughter Chrysoula and may get as little as one to two hours of sleep.
A digital avatar with Down syndrome was created with input from 100 young women with the genetic condition in 16 different countries.
The Statistics Canada study found the largest differences in income growth between men with and without childhood-onset disability who had university degrees.
'To this day I'm still asking questions and there's no real set answers to a lot of the challenges we encounter.'
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