Blog de la comunidad

¡Bienvenidos a nuestro blog de la comunidad!

Cada trimestre, seleccionaremos una historia compartida por padres con discapacidades para presentarla aquí, en nuestro blog de la comunidad. Para más detalles, vea nuestra convocatoria de presentaciones.

Como primera publicación en el blog, nos complace presentar dos relatos de padres con discapacidades.

 

This Spring I Became a Mother

by Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone

by Savannah Logsdon-Breakstone This spring, I became a mother. My baby, Othello aka Theo, is almost 8 weeks as I’m writing this and is a pretty great baby. There have been times in my life where assumptions were made about my ability to parent because of how being Autistic, or my trauma history, or my … <p class="link-more"><a href="https://blogs.brandeis.edu/parentswithdisabilities/2019/10/22/this-spring-i-became-a-mother/" class="more-link">Continue reading<span class="screen-reader-text"> "This Spring I Became a Mother"</span></a></p>

Michael and Mommy Make a Powerful Team

by Shirley J. Davis

When Michael came into my life, I had been using a wheelchair for seven years after a stroke. Although normally associated with the elderly, strokes at a young age are common in my family and I had become the latest victim.

Miles Townes walks alongside trees with his daughter on his shoulders

When We Were All Disabled

by Miles Townes

I am a disabled person, and also dad to a boisterous daughter. She is three—both her age and hurricane strength. On a recent chilly morning, I took her to a park near us, so she could run wild for a couple of hours. The playground is a model of accessibility: two acres for children “of all abilities,” with equipment specifically for kids who use “wheelchairs, walkers or braces, or who have sensory or developmental disabilities.” It is an amazing place.

My Son and Me

by Jennifer Senda

When my son was born, I was asked a million questions, like “How will you change his diaper?” or “What if you drop him?” To a first-time mom with lots of anxiety regarding those exact questions, each inquiry was like a dagger to the soul because I had no idea how I was going to handle those things, but I knew I had no choice: they would be handled.

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Each quarter we will select a story shared by parents with disabilities to feature here on our community blog page. See our Call for Submissions for more details.

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Fecha límite para enviar artículos: miércoles, 15 de enero de 2020

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Creemos en poner a los padres con discapacidades en posiciones de liderazgo, y una forma de hacerlo es invitarlos a compartir sus experiencias.

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