Tag Archives: siblings

Kids Crusaders Corner

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

Matthew is Julie’s 16 year old son and he wanted to share his thoughts this month. My name is Matthew and I am 16 years old. My brother’s name is Nick and he is 23 years old. Nick was born with Cerebral Palsy and I’ve had the honor to call him my brother. Living… Read More »

Siblings Corner – A sibling’s perspective

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

I would not be the person I am today if I did not have my brother, Josh. He has an extensive movie collection, loves going bowling and doing arts and crafts and has a very busy social life. He works bagging groceries at a grocery store and also volunteers at a nearby hospital. From… Read More »

Institutionalization of Medically Complex Children

By Disability Independence Group, Inc. |

A.R. v. Dudek – the efforts to give children with disabilities the care they need. Florida has been home for approximately three thousand children with severe disabilities who require constant nursing care or supervision on a 24-hour per day basis to stay alive. These disabilities could be the result of a trauma, such as… Read More »