Monthly Archives: May 2014

Let’s be positive..

By | 2017-06-15T10:13:43+00:00 May 24th, 2014|Categories: Uncategorized|

I've been thinking about positive communication and good things to say to parents of a child with a disability. (By saying I mean communication in general terms rather than simply words.) Stranger passing in the street Hello saying hello is a nice thing to do. Smile you can't go wrong with a smile. Open the door [...]

Top 10 Disability Clangers

By | 2017-06-15T10:12:23+00:00 May 9th, 2014|Categories: mum of child with disability, Top 10|

Here's my Top 10 Disability Clanger or what NOT to say to the parent of a child with disabilities. They include some of the pitfalls to avoid and advice for making situations less awkward. It's a minefield and I'm as hopeless as the next person, frequently putting my size six's in my mouth. Few people are deliberately [...]