“Yes I Can” Starts with Coaching by Us
At some point, parents and caregivers have to cross a hard bridge: to tell a child about his disability.
Admittedly, I didn’t watch a lot of the coverage of the sports coverage from Rio this year. However, when I stumbled across the Channel 4 Rio Paralympics promotional video “We’re the Superhumans,” I cried. I promptly showed my son, Torran, and cried again. For his part, he laughed with delight at the wheelchair bound athlete flying off a ramp through the air.
Most interestingly, Torran didn’t realize, and didn’t care, that the people in the video were different from “normal.” [Continue reading]