Darcy’s presenting about the power of mindsets and expectations and it’s just hugely powerful in helping us to support our loved ones to create a good positive lives. And it’s important that we think about it because if we just wait and kind of ride on the coattails of the mindset and expectations that society has for our sons and daughters with intellectual disabilities, it’s not going to lead to the good things in life.

Ah, those sleepy Saturdays when nobody has to be anywhere… I remember once, cradling a sick toddler in my arms, lamenting to my own mother that I wasn’t sure how I would manage when he was too big to cuddle like this.

Why am I doing this? We all want the good things in life. Regardless of time or place, there is pretty universal agreement about what the good things in life are. Home, relationships, love, community, some freedom, opportunities to make a contribution… But at some point in human history we lost the plot in respect …

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