Article: Five Women Share Their Stories

Five Women Share Their Stories
– The Western Star (Apr 16, 2012 by Diane Crocker)

CORNER BROOK — If one message was clear at the end of a session on coping with isolation at the Newfoundland and Labrador Association for Community Living Conference Saturday, it was that parents and caregivers, and even disabled people themselves have to fight to get the services they need.

“Believe in your children, believe they can be anything that they want to be,” said Roseanne White. “Reach out for supports that are there. They’re not going to come knocking on your door to give them to you. Go look for them, go to the go to people who can help you and help your children be whatever they want to be,” said the Stephenville women, one of five women to share their experiences during the panel session.

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