Respite? by Dolores

Respite? A short period of rest or relief from something difficult or unpleasant. Isn’t that just a terrible meaning of the word respite? Ok, it took me a very long time before I let David go for respite, why? First of all, he was my first child and I was overly protective of him. Secondly, […]

How My Examinations Went- By David

Junior Cert.  I did my Junior  Cert in June 2011. The subjects I did were English Maths C.S.P.E and Home Ec. I was entitled to a scribe when doing the exams. I studied very hard for the exams. The person who is doing the exam has to read the question and tell the scribe what answer to […]

Are You Summer Ready?- By Dolores

Summer camps for special needs It amazes me that some parents have the mind-set that when summer arrives that your child will change their personality. Some parents are under the delusion that for some reason their child during the summer months will behave better, eat better, not complain or throw tantrums and life will be […]

Wheelchair Access- By David

For a wheelchair user it is important to have good wheelchair access. In some places it can be hard to get to some places if they are on top of a big hill. When I stayed in Palma the hotel was on top of a big hill and a few taxi drivers started the meter […]