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Epilepsy

 November is Epilepsy Awareness Month.    The Merriam-Webster dictionary gives this definition of the word Epilepsy. Definition of epilepsy  : any of various disorders marked by abnormal electrical discharges in the brain and typically manifested by sudden brief episodes of altered or … Continue reading

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Acceptance and the LOVE of Football

  We all want to be accepted for who we are in this life.  Right? As a special needs mom, I want this for my son. ACCEPTANCE. I have never seen him so excited than this very day (other than … Continue reading

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Cortical Vision Impairment (CVI)

What is Cortical Vision Impairment (CVI)? It is what my child has been diagnosed with. The medical term is a form of vision impairment that is caused by a brain problem rather than an eye problem.  CVI is caused by any process … Continue reading

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My Kind Of RARE

 Loving someone who is RARE is a precious honor.  I am thankful God has given me the privilege to love two special RARE people in this life.  This RARE condition is a chromosome disorder of the L1cam gene and it’s a … Continue reading

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Blind

I think I am drowning in my own sorrow.  I’m the lady who can handle everything that comes her way…. ya, NOT so much! I am drowning.  I pick myself up off the ground every single day hoping that I … Continue reading

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Hope Anchors The Soul

I am numb.  I don’t have any words of wisdom or encouragement for myself or to give anyone this very minute. My brain is trying to stay positive but in my heart I know that another battle is about to … Continue reading

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Aphasia

a·pha·sia is the loss of ability to understand or express speech, caused by brain damage.   Aphasia gets in the way of a person’s ability to use or understand words. Aphasia does not impair the person’s intelligence. People who have aphasia … Continue reading

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