3 Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Mel on 08.23.10.
I think the biggest thing this past week, is the recognition that Dominic’s behaviour is something that has left us feeling overwhelmed and ill equipped. Over the past 3 years, we have invested a lot of time and energy into therapy for both boys and have been very proactive in our approach. Very little of this is [...]
1 Comment// Posted in Uncategorized by Mel on 08.20.10.
The past few weeks have been such a whirlwind for our little family. I just wish there were more hours in the day for writing so I could share all that has been happening. Frankly, I’m far too busy to have started a blog but as each day goes by, I’m becoming more and more [...]
12 Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Mel on 08.17.10.
This submission (submission #247) and others, can be viewed here Dear Commissioners, I am presenting my views and suggestions for consideration by you, in response to the Australian Productivity Commission’s Inquiry into Disability Care and Support. I represent a group of carers across Australia, whose children’s lives are assisted by technology. In particular, families of [...]
No Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Mel on 08.08.10.
The past week has been extremely busy and full of ups and downs… The ups – doing fruit roster at Sebastian’s preschool, going to my sister’s baby shower, spending time with Grant and the boys and having the opportunity to take some much needed down time. The downs – the ongoing battle for services, losing one [...]
3 Comments// Posted in Uncategorized by Mel on 08.01.10.
A few days ago, I asked Sebastian if he wanted to go to the movies to see Toy Story 3. Much to my surprise he said “no.” So I asked him what he would like to do for the afternoon, to which he replied “go for a walk in the countryside and feed the [...]
1 Comment// Posted in Uncategorized by Mel on 08.01.10.
We spent the next morning cleaning our room at RMH, doing our washing and packing. Grant had re-booked our flights and the wonderful team at Angel Flight were able to arrange an Earth Angel to take us to the airport. The trip back wasn’t as easy as we had hoped. Our special handling details were [...]