Tag: Disabled

TBI Life: “You don’t look like you had a head injury…”

TBI Life: “You don’t look like you had a head injury…”

The irony of this statement has riddled my life for the past 8.5 years. As frustrating as it is to be judged, I know I am fortunate that I can walk, talk and “look” healthy.  How I feel is sometimes an entirely different story. You […]

Epilepsy Mom: Preschool Disabled

Epilepsy Mom: Preschool Disabled

I felt the lump in my throat form as his caseworker explained, “so he has met the criteria for preschool disabled and that’s what it says on his IEP” (Individualized Education Program). This is exactly what we wanted and what we were hoping for, yet […]