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Friday, December 15, 2017
A letter to myself
We just finished our first six-week narrative medicine group for parents. The group brought together nine parents for 90 minutes each wee...
Tuesday, December 12, 2017
A mask doesn't belong in a film about courage to be who you are
By Louise Kinross I read R. J. Palacio’s book Wonder —about a boy called Auggie with a craniofacial condition that elicits stares an...
Thursday, December 7, 2017
Accepting emotions reduces depression, stress in parents
By Louise Kinross Mothers of children with autism reported significant drops in depression and stress and improvements in physical health...
Monday, December 4, 2017
Reporting on Illinois group home abuse wins award
Barbara Chyette holds a photo of her brother Lauren Braun, who choked to death on a hamburger on a supervised group home outing in 2014. ...
Friday, December 1, 2017
I feel joy
The following is a found poem created this week in the narrative medicine group for parents at Holland Bloorview. A found poem is like a ...
Tuesday, November 28, 2017
This parent's essay didn't sit right with me
Photo by Elinor Carucci in The Cut By Louise Kinross On Sunday, I clicked on this piece in New York Magazine: Every Parent Wants to Pro...
Friday, November 24, 2017
Young carers and other pieces of disability news
Photo by CBC News By Louise Kinross Youth who help care for a disabled or ill brother or sister were in the spotlight this week at the Yo...
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