Our Stories

Mom in wheelchair walks with small child and husband

Mom in wheelchair walks with small child and husband

If ever you thought you were the only parent with a disability in the world, fear not–you are not alone. On the following pages you will find personal stories of pregnancy, childbirth, adoption and parenting by real parents with disabilities. The people who have contributed to this page share their stories in the hopes of creating awareness, but, more important, to forge common bonds wtih other parents, disabled or not.

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The Right to Maternity Contributed by Roseangela Berman-Bieler, President, Inter-American Institute on Disability (IID). Roseangela tells about her decision to become a parent, and in doing so, gives all women with disabilities plenty to consider.