Those of us who are living with or parenting children with rare conditions or little-known disabilities will know just how important awareness raising campaigns are. Sometimes that one day or one week each year can make all the difference, allowing us to bring these issues into the spotlight,
The Paralympic Games has grown from humble origins to become one of the world’s largest and most-renowned sporting events, with over 146 nations sending athletes to compete at the recent games. But where did it all begin, and how did it become the global sporting powerhouse it is today?
It’s hard to know what it feels like to live with a disability - or to parent a child with special needs - unless you’ve walked in their shoes. Gone are the days when disabilities were seldom talked about or hidden from the public eye, and in the last ten years the blogosphere has exploded with