Category: Albinism

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Proud Mama Moments

This last week has been huge here in the Russell Household. We’ve had appointments, health scares and car issues. Not to mention school commitments, sickness and extra-curricular activities to deal with as well. I...

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The real face of albinism

Today I’m the proudest mum on the earth. My son gave 10 presentations to his schoolmates talking about his experience as a person with albinism in the lead up to International Albinism Awareness Day on...

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Demystifying Albinism: Skin Deep

Welcome to my ongoing series on demystifying albinism. Before you get settled in I recommend you check out my previous posts on the following topics: Demystifying Albinism: The Power of Popular Perception Demystifying Albinism:...

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Albinism 101

June 13 is International Albinism Awareness Day. My son will be giving a series of talks to classes at his school next week in the lead up to the day. I’m so proud of...

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NDIS: An Overview

I’ve wanted to write this post for some time now. Actually, this is going to be the first in a series of posts about the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) as there are so many aspects...

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New Challenges for Gilbert

For Gilbert, 2015 has started off with a bang so far. One week into the school year and we’ve already been advised of two camps that he’ll be able to attend this year – as...