Nondisabled parents of disabled children have dominated the conversation long enough. It’s time for them to sit down.
The last time I had to sign a significant financial contract, I took the time to review it closely. I read over the terms and conditions, and if I had questions or concerns, I brought them up with the person I was working with. I refused to accept one clause and renegotiated it. I didn’t […]
Posters at the doctor’s office remind me that I am supposed to be an informed patient; I should read brochures, take classes, talk to my doctor. I should educate myself and advocate for myself when I’m meeting with doctors, nurses, and other health care providers. Informed patients have better medical outcomes, find it easier to […]