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Posts Tagged ‘cerebral palsy’

I Was the Caregiver, But I Didn’t Know How to Care

“I can’t,” he said, not moving. I held the fork in front of Marvin’s mouth and stopped, hovering. A spasm went down his arm and he knocked his wheelchair’s joystick. The chair shifted and bumped the table. He had been having extra trouble chewing today. I didn’t know what was wrong. I stared in fear.…

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Adventures in Internalized Prejudice

A few months ago, I went to a signing and Q&A at my local comic book store.  As soon as I entered the store I saw him, but I pretended that I didn’t. He sat in a power wheelchair, and was talking with friends who stood around him.  Maybe he had cerebral palsy?  I felt…

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