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rsdhelen77rsdhelen77 Member Posts: 1 Listener
;) Hi All! ... I'm new to the Group so please bear with me while I get the hang of things...  :#
I'm A parent to A young man with CP and still find people can still discriminate against him, and I find that the hardest part of being A parent... 
I am so proud of my son J ... He's gone through so much but he's now in an internship at his old school and is doing great... 
He's proved all his Doctors wrong, they said he'd die before his 5th Birthday & if he lived he wouldn't reach 16.  :'(
He is A young Adult now & yes he's small but he's going to be around many more years... 
Keep strong and your dreams will come true. 


  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @rdshelen77 Pleased to meet you welcome. Thank you for sharing a positive story.

    I like reading positivity and only by being strong and motivated all of us can be a community.

    Guide and help each and support in life as there will be struggles.

    There will be stones in your path. You can stop and walk around or go over.

    Dreams can happen if wish them to be true.  Everybody has a dream some one once said.

    Take care
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  • Richard_ScopeRichard_Scope Posts: 2,736

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    edited April 2018
    A very warm welcome @rdshelen77
    It is great to read your positive story about your son. Please make yourself at home here and as @thespiceman has said we're here to support each other. I'm sure your experiences will be helpful to others too. 
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  • JennysDadJennysDad Member Posts: 2,308 Pioneering
    Adding another very warm welcome to you, @rdshelen77. Very glad to have you with us.
    warmest best wishes,
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