Are you living with a special needs/disabled child?

Disability/Special needs, Family, Parenting, Programmes
Then this is for you! One of our passions at The Family Counselling Centre is disability awareness. I, Andrea Nettel, have a special heart for families living with disabilities because my son was diagnosed with Congenital Muscular Dystrophy at age 2 . He is severely disabled and needs an electric wheelchair and a service dog to function semi-independently. He is now 16, goes to Wynberg Boys High School and aside from his disability he is a normal teenager. My journey with him has made me acutely aware of the unique situations families with disabilities find themselves in. Disability, special needs, differently-abled... what does that actually mean? Well if you find yourself struggling because the system around you does not fit your family, chances are that your family has special needs. There…
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