BLOOM combines real family stories with the best expert advice, plus the latest news and opinion on disability.
A study finds children's doctors can accurately diagnose autism and should be recruited instead of relying on specialist assessment teams alone.
Read our latest stories, with links to mainstream disability news and shout-outs to people making the world more inclusive.
David Onley was the first person with a physical disability to be lieutenant-governor in Ontario.
A Danish population-based study finds women with intellectual disability are almost five times more likely to have never been screened for breast cancer.
'Aidan is an amazing person but a lot of people don't take the time to know him or understand him.'
'One of my friends wore her hat to Disney World and said so many people came up to her to comment on its message.'
'You need to be adaptable. You can't always go into a session with a prescribed plan, because kids are unique and constantly changing.'
Labels are 'hurting how we build health care for a lot of kids that have needs that cut across conditions.'
People with disabilities die up to 20 years earlier than those without due to avoidable and unjust factors, according to a global report from the World Health Organization.
'I was not simply Jason's brother and often his caretaker. Jason was my best friend and the joy of being able to have him in my life is completely irreplaceable.'
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