Thursday, April 14, 2011
Jennifer Johannesen has a lovely post about sons Angus and Owen (above), siblings and 'equipment' called Brothers, vacations and wheelchairs.
"I am reminded of something in these photos – Owen’s wheelchair was an integral part of him and his identity," Jennifer writes. "Angus used to hang off of it, sit in it, decorate it, push it around… If we were walking down the street together Angus would always seek to maintain contact with it somehow."
Check it out.
What do you think of this? Woman who withheld cancer drugs from son with autism found guilty. I tried to imagine what it would be like to be a single mom supporting a child with autism through gruelling chemotherapy.
Also of interest:
Disabled man sues Wal-Mart over firing
Deaf world: The rise of a new American culture
Right planet, right child