I’ve got an article up on ABC Everyday about my experience of the pandemic as a disabled parent. I’d love for you to pop over to the site and read the whole article. Here’s an excerpt for you.
The supports I and my family have built into our lives to support my disability have proven to be some of the most useful factors in finding our way through these challenging times.
My disability has made me resilient. It has taught me to be flexible, ready to adapt and refocus on any given day depending on what life throws at us.
I know that even on the worst day it’s the little things that will get you through. These skills happen to be exactly what is needed during our current circumstances.ABC Everyday
I wanted to reframe the misconception that having a disability means only having a list of deficits. My own experience is that as much as my disability can limit me, it has also given me valuable skills. Some of which I’m drawing on right now.