There is nothing "wrong" with my child

There is nothing "wrong" with my child

Each and every one of us are on a continuum of ability and have our own strengths and weaknesses. We are all human and therefore have our own human needs. Yes, Eli will need support throughout his life, and, as he is very simply a HUMAN being who is equal to those around him, his needs should be seen as HUMAN needs. Not special and exceptional but normal and important

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That Same Little Hand

That Same Little Hand

On that day, Chris and Maeve woke up first and, while Chris was still blinking at me through sleepy eyes, I started to tell him about what I had read. Again, the Single Palmar Crease came up for me. I wanted to run into Eli's room and check his little hand but I held back. We talked and waited and I tried to distract myself. When I finally heard his little sounds, I made my way to his crib and lifted his little hand in mine

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