Six Dots: The Story of Louis Braille, the blind boy that wanted to read

Jen Bryant, Six Dots. A Story of Louis Braille. Illustrations by Boris Kulikov Published 2016 by Alfred A. Knopf, 40p   Award-winning writer Jen Bryant considers Louis Braille one of the most inspiring personalities of all times.  She wrote a graphic novel on the French inventor in 1993 but she wanted now, with this version… Continue reading Six Dots: The Story of Louis Braille, the blind boy that wanted to read

Welcome to Holland by Emily Perl Kingsley: a touching essay on having a child with a disability

I am so happy and grateful to have a mentally and physically healthy child but I must admit that I have frequently thought how my life would have been if she had a disability. Because there is no more painful condition than of a parent who watches the child struggling for life and acceptance. In… Continue reading Welcome to Holland by Emily Perl Kingsley: a touching essay on having a child with a disability