BLOOM combines real family stories with the best expert advice, plus the latest news and opinion on disability.
'Because I'm an electric wheelchair user, my high school gave me the option to dial out of gym, where they do general sex education.'
'When families here talk about the terror they feel when they see their child seizing, I can go back to that moment when I first saw my mother seizing and thought she was dying.'
Read our latest stories, with links to mainstream disability news and shout-outs to people making the world more inclusive.
'She’s just a bundle of energy. She's the biggest go-getter I've ever met in my life.'
'It sounds good, but even with the change we’re still talking about people being at bare poverty level.'
"Parenting as disabled people demands we let go of the 'standard' or 'right' way to do something; instead, it's about being creative and flexible."
A new book tells the story of how a man helped his brother with Down syndrome recover from depression caused by pandemic isolation.
Abdi Hassan is 26 years old and he's already written a memoir.
'Colouring and terrible reality shows are my go-to during hospital stays or when things are especially rough.'
'Many had to run away from their homes when it became a war zone, and leave everything behind.'
A study explores how hospital experiences can be traumatic for parents of children with complex medical problems.
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