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Yvonne Blomer is a Victoria writer and the past Poet Laureate of Victoria. Her most recent books are Sugar Ride: Cycling from Hanoi to Kuala Lumpur and Refugium: Poems for the Pacific. yvonneblomer.com.
Neurodiversity Is Also a Diversity
As more and more institutions begin to look at diversity as a part of their plans for inclusion, it is hard as a parent...
Neurodiverse Kids & Anxiety
With our first Spring Break—à la Covid-19—I remember a lot of pacing.Our niece had to cancel a visit, school didn’t restart, the playgrounds shut...
Mixing Neurodiverse with Neurotypical Family & Friends
My family and friends have made adjustments over the years to ensure my son Colwyn is safe and supported; we have some strange routines...
Special Needs Families & the Pandemic
“The pandemic is taking a brutal toll on children and youth with special needs and their families,” according to a new report by BC’s...
Surviving Medical Appointments with Special Needs Kids
Colwyn, his dad and I run to the elevators and race to the second floor to Medical Imaging. Colwyn has an early x-ray booked,...
The Wide World of Adaptive Sports
Skating Snowshoeing & Skiing Take one small, barely walking, three-year-old son. Do not fret that he has low muscle tone, he is a keener in...
The Importance of Inclusivity
We are a month back into the school year and perhaps already used to early mornings and packing lunches. New kids and new teachers...
10 Tips for Travelling with Special Needs Kids
Colwyn signs “airplane” and says “Mexico.”I say, “Oh nope, we are going on a road trip this summer or camping.” In my head I curse...
Literacy & Special Needs Kids
Saturday morning is coffee, cookies and books in bed time.This is known throughout the Blomer-Gadd clan. When the cousins visit, even though they are...
The person I have in mind when mulling over inclusion is my 12-year-old son who has a rare-genetic disorder called Prader-Willi Syndrome and Autism...
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