Melissa Blake’s “Disabled and Thriving” Psychology Today blog for January 27, 2010, is based on her interview with Sarah Korsiak Cellier, the mom of a son with MECP2 Duplication syndrome. the title of the entry, “Words of Wisdom Wednesday: A Mother and Son’s Journey” tells a lot about it.
I think it is nice piece, that is full of hope and optimism. Here is a small excerpt, and I strongly recommend reading the rest:
What is your #1 piece of advice for parents of children with disabilities?
If someone gives you a diagnosis, listen, take it in, take from it what you need, but don’t let that be the end. Your child is an individual, and you never know what someone will or will not accomplish.