Coming to terms with your child's disability

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Coming to terms with your child's disability

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The first thing I would say to any parent who has just found out that they have a newborn or an infant that is disabled and is experiencing this multitude of what they would probably say negative emotion, it´s okay. This is natural. You are human. Give yourself time. Talk with other people. And I always go back to saying educate yourself. And the reason I say that is because with education, you enlighten yourself to the real issue at hand. And that issue is that you have a kid is going to need a lot of your time.

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Nick Kokotakis is a native New Yorker living in Los Angeles. He has two daughters age 9 ½ and 21, one of whom is disabled. An actor and photographer, Nick also enjoys hockey and kickboxing – but he swears he’s not a violent person! 

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