Isabella, mother of Christian

To read on Mencap website, part of the Hear my voice campaign:

Isabella

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Isabella

My lovely son Christian has a disability – it is called Fragile X. He is a handsome young man, he is happy and healthy. He cycles, loves football, loves cooking and eating and travelling on buses. On meeting him, one notices his beautiful green eyes and his big smile. Then, one notices that his speech is very delayed and that he thinks differently – sometimes refreshingly so, sometimes sadly so. He is 14 and for the past 13 years I have been fighting for him to lead a ‘normal’/’mainstream’/’common’ life. (…)

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Thanks to @mencap_charity to have drawn my attention on this voice.

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