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Eye Gaze: The Trial(s) and Tribulations 

For two weeks this summer Sebastian had another eye gaze trial with the Tobii/Dynavox I-12. This was his third extended¬†trial with the device and he used it once a week at school the previous year. At school they focussed on games which worked on building eye gaze skills like targeting, timing and accuracy. I asked… Continue reading Eye Gaze: The Trial(s) and Tribulations¬†

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Happy New Year 2016!

We had an epic dance party, complete with confetti and party hats. After our 'special' dinner we put on all of our favourite, danceable songs. Starting with Shut Up and Dance with Me. The kids were asleep by 8.30. They had a blast but have still been exhausted, both getting over 'Round 2: Coughs for… Continue reading Happy New Year 2016!

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Keep Fighting

   I met a 52 year old woman today. She introduced herself to me after I made sure she had enough space to see the musicians at the Day of the Dead celebrations at Evergreen Brickworks. We had biked there so had the double chariot which is kind of a monster in small spaces. I… Continue reading Keep Fighting

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Happy Halloween

For my Woody and Doc McStuffins. You made today perfect. From spending the morning carving pumpkins to getting all the candy ready to pass out; to photos on the porch to Trick-or-Treating.  Let's not forget your request and love of the costumes I created just for you!     I am skeptical of people sometimes. I… Continue reading Happy Halloween

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World Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day

   Today is World Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day. Every day is CP awareness day for our family. Every day is an adventure, whether we decide it is or not! Everyday we experience the same kind of love and laughter you feel with your families. Sometimes there are challenges that seem insurmountable but they never really… Continue reading World Cerebral Palsy Awareness Day

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On Thursday night Ali took me to the world premier of Demoltion as the opening night film for TIFF (Toronto International Film Festival). As an anniversary gift he also got a ticket plus 1 to the after party. It was a great film. I am a fan of the director's other work (Cafe de Fleur… Continue reading Club Members Only