52 Essential Inclusion Skills

Mariah Leach, 40, Rheumatoid Arthritis How would you explain Rheumatoid Arthritis to a child? Lots of people think that “arthritis” can only happen to old people, but that’s not true! I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis (‘RA’) when I was...
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Gianna Jaworsky, 8, Celiac Disease How would you explain Celiac Disease to a child? Celiac disease is an autoimmune disease that affects your tummy and the way your body absorbs nutrients from your food. My body has a reaction if...
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Pat Sze, 44, Stroke How would you explain having a stroke to a child? Having a stroke is like your body wanting to do things but your brain won’t allow it.  You want to speak, or walk but you cannot...
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Swati, 42, Vitiligo How would you explain Vitiligo? I've had Vitiligo since I was 5 years old.  It started out as a little spot on my eye, and has spread slowly over time.  It's hard to explain to kids, although...
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Ella Balasa, Age 30, Cystic Fibrosis How would you explain cystic fibrosis to a child? Cystic fibrosis is a rare genetic lung disease which causes a buildup of mucus in the lungs that leads to chronic lung infections. Treatments consistent...
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