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Parents ten steps for disABILITY acceptance

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1. Accept your child's disABILITIES without reserve

Joyful Attitude

2. If you show joy with your child others will follow including your child.

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3. Allow your child to interact with others the same age

A smile erases sympathy

4. Face people openly and with a smile. Your positive example can leads others to a positive response.

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5. Be willing to teach. Remember when You didn't understand about disABILITIES.

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6. Advocate with caring and understanding.

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7. Accept the Challenge

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8. Join Support Groups

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9. Believe in your ABILIITIES and the ABILITIES of your child

Positive Attitude

10. Attitude: "WE CAN and WE WILL."