Individuals with disabilities have been inspiring me my whole life. I am so grateful that I have gotten the chance to know so many people with disabilities. As a matter of fact, I give much credit to these individuals for me being who I am today.
Don’t compare yourself to what you see on social media. We all have stuff, no one is perfect. And LOVE yourself. The self you have now, not the self you want to be or think you should be.
I tell my girls all the time that there is nothing that they could ever do or say that would make me love them any less. How much more so does our Heavenly Father love us?
Our family is one of the lucky ones. We are included and loved. Just the way we are. I am going to tell you just a few things my pastor did right when our family joined the church.
So your friend or family member has a child who has been diagnosed with a disability. You want to help. What can you do?
July is Fragile X Awareness Month. I know, you may be thinking, “Fragile what???” and that’s okay. There are doctors, teachers, and therapists who are unfamiliar with Fragile X Syndrome. Awareness is really needed.