THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: LISTEN: Our Family Experience With Disability Told to a Med Journal

This is a podcast and article I did for The Canadian Medical Association Journal (CMAJ). The piece is a shorter version of an address I gave at the American Academy of CP and Developmental Medicine Conference in 2016. What do doctors need to know about the lived experience of parenting a child with severe disabilities? ...

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: In pursuit of a child’s potential: a parent’s reflections on hope and futility

By Guest Blogger Jennifer JohannesenParents with young children with severe neurodevelopmental disabilities are extraordinarily committed to helping them achieve as much as they can, despite the significant odds against them. I was one of those parents until I started to question why we were working so hard, to achieve so little, at such tremendous cost. ...