that disability is part of life and should not be viewed as inherently tragic or inspirational.
Expect a lot
from kids and youth with disabilities when helping them create good lives.
and actively seek input from kids and youth with disabilities in goal setting and decision making.
kids and youth with disabilities to take calculated risks to achieve their goals.
examination and treatment spaces to accommodate supportive equipment.
with kids and youth with disabilities what they like to do and incorporate those activities in their treatment and home programs.
a healthy balance between therapeutic goals and other life goals.
kids and youth learn how to communicate with others about their disability and advocate for their needs and goals when they choose.
on strengths and goals rather than focusing exclusively on disability.