Sun-Beams is a collection of links to stories, articles, photos, or videos I have come across that I believe will inspire, inform, or encourage you, as well as my favorite photo posted on my other blog, Violet Film, from the past week.
Iowa court: Mother needed approval to get disabled son a vasectomy – So many issues here: Whose decision is it? Was it the right decision? If it wasn’t, should the court take away her guardianship?
Down Syndrome Cause Revised by Study on Genome Effects – Most of the articles on this study don’t mention it, but (unfortunately), the identical twins in question were aborted (this one is an exception). How much more information could have been gleaned if they had been allowed to live?
Woman with cerebral palsy takes memorable flight – The title of the article doesn’t give any indication of what a wonderful, feel good story this is!
It’s Like You’ve Never Seen Someone with Cerebral Palsy Before: Why Is Seattle So Weird About My Disability? – This piece is an interesting read in itself, but made much more so by perusing the comments.
Wounded warriors hold softball camp for children – A reader (Thanks, Melissa!) recommended this video to me months ago in a comment and I let it slip through the cracks, but it’s definitely worth a look