Jan 16, 2022-- "My first major experience with the healthcare system and with disability was in 2008, when my daughter Evie was born. She had a very rare chromosome condition,and what I noticed after she was born was that the language I was using about her and the language that the doctors were using was very different. And I liked my language better [laughs].Because it highlighted ability and it highlighted humanitywhereas theirs was very negative, deficit language. And it took all of her ability and potential away. The healthcare professionals would use these cold, horrible phrases--like she was 'incompatible with life.'" Rachel Callander is a mother, photographer and the force behind, "The Super Power Baby Project." Learn more about her journey and work here. (3021 reads)
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