Accessibility

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new wheelchair part 2

After a couple weeks of pondering and researching, we placed our order for Tough Guy’s new wheelchair!  If you didn’t hear about the earlier part of the process you can read about it here: new wheelchair part 1   The therapist is writing up medical reasoning for each aspect of the chair and it will be shipped off to insurance for approval.  The faster insurance company approves it, the sooner Tough Guy will get his new wheels.  Most likely it will...

access-ability

According to the online Merriam-Webster dictionary * accessible means: a. capable of being reached.   b.  easy to speak or deal with capable of being used or seen capable of being understood or appreciated  capable of being influenced The online Oxford dictionary ** added a part: able to be reached, entered or used by people who have a disability (of a person, especially one in position of authority) friendly and easy to talk to.   The definition of accessibility that...

outdoor summer play

Sandboxes, bike rides, water balloons, swing sets, swimming pools and running back and forth between my house, my cousin’s house and my best friend’s house through the yards are all very vivid memories when I think about my childhood summers.  I played outside for hours, completely barefoot and dirty by the time dusk set in. As a parent, these are the types of memories I want my kids to have when they think of summertime, but when you have a...

the brink of insanity

If there’s one thing in our nest that may be making me stagger between the edge of insanity and gratitude is this little double door.  I know, it sounds ridiculous to include insanity and gratitude in the same thought, but here’s the deal. Three years ago, we began a search for a 1 story ranch home in the area we wanted to move.  When we found one in a neighborhood we liked, and they accepted our offer, we were nervous and...