Living a self-determined life as part of a family


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Families are often more restricted and burdened by external barriers than by the impairment of a family member.

Parents: networking, communication, advice

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Children usually deal with the issue of disability in a very open and carefree manner.

Children are rarely afraid to ask questions

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