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When My Son Used a Wheelchair at School for the First Time

That day.

That day that has been in the back of my mind ever since my boys were diagnosed with muscular dystrophy is here. This morning, my son took his wheelchair to school for the first time, as walking the long corridors in school is getting too hard for him and draining his energy.

Ever since their diagnoses, even from that very first day, for some reason the “he will have to use a wheelchair full time” sentence has always been portrayed as some sort of defining point in this process and progress of his disease. Usually, it’s a topic that is very lightly talked around in conversations, and always viewed from every point of view as a negative.

Why is that? Him getting to conserve his energy, lessen the risk of falling, making him more

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