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THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: ADVOCATE NOW TO GET THE HELP YOU NEED!

I wrote this article for Today’s Kids in Motion Magazine and it appeared HERE. It’s written for an audience of parents of children with disabilities, but the advocacy principles apply to all caregivers. They say it takes a village to raise a child… . . . → Read More: THE CAREGIVERS’ LIVING ROOM A Blog by Donna Thomson: ADVOCATE NOW TO GET THE HELP YOU NEED!

THE CAREGIVERS' LIVING ROOM - A Blog by Donna Thomson: Advocating for Care: How to Win, How to Lose

I’ve been buried under a pile of blankets recently trying to keep warm – it’s been -30 degrees where I live in Canada!  But I’ve also been holed up designing the meat of a workshop on advocacy for family caregivers.

A quick google search into other such advocacy workshops reveals….nothing.  There are lots of advocacy workshops, but they relate to political advocacy.  There are lots of workshops for caregivers, but none that teach family caregivers how to use best practice political advocacy strategies to advocate for care.  So, the first “How To Know What You Want and Get What

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