Kids Who Use Wheelchairs Are Just as Worthy as Kids Who Walk

My daughter is 6 years old, she has cerebral palsy and some developmental delays. She recently began walking on her own — yay! She still has a bit of a labored gait and doesn’t walk like a typical kiddo of her age, but she’s doing great and we are so happy for her!

However, one thing I have noticed and am a bit unsettled by is now that she is out walking around in public, everyone wants to talk to her! Like, literally… almost every person that passes us smiles or stops and says something to her. And it’s great — she’s cute and obviously working hard and most people have been really supportive. So, why does this bother me so much, you ask? . . .

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