52 Essential Inclusion Skills

Misti Blu Day, 38, Wolff-Parkinson-White/Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome How would you explain Wolff-Parkinson-White/Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome to a child? My name is Misti Blu Day and I am 38 years old. I was born with a congenital heart defect called Wolff-Parkinson-White (WPW) syndrome and a...
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Ardra Shephard, Multiple Sclerosis/Mobility Aids How would you explain mobility aids to a child? Kids are naturally curious and I sometimes get asked 'what is that' or 'why are you using that' when I'm using a mobility aid. I love...
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Roxy Murray, 35, Multiple Sclerosis How would you explain Multiple sclerosis to a child? I would say it’s a disease that makes me unwell sometimes. It affects how I walk and sometimes talk and maybe I will be in bed...
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Angie Fowler, 42,  Limb Different/Prosthetic How would you explain being limb different and having a prosthetic? When kids come to ask me about my amputation, I tell them that my leg got very sick and they had to take it...
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Mark C., 45, Psoriasis How would you explain psoriasis to a child? Psoriasis is a condition that affects some people's skin. It happens when our body's defense system, which usually helps protect us from getting sick, gets a bit mixed...
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