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Patrick – What’s important for parents to understand?

Patrick – What’s important for parents to understand?

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Well, I think the biggest thing is to never get frustrated.  There’re going to be times when a person is going to pretty much yell and scream, and the parents are going to be like, “What did I do?  I didn’t do anything wro... Show More

Well, I think the biggest thing is to never get frustrated.  There’re going to be times when a person is going to pretty much yell and scream, and the parents are going to be like, “What did I do?  I didn’t do anything wrong.”  And, it’s most likely not directly at them, but it’s because they’re there in the room and they’re the closest people to them, so it’s going to happen.  Just not get frustrated and take a five-minute break, and come back, and usually the person’s better.  

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Patrick – What’s important for parents to understand?

Patrick

Injured in 2006 at age 21, quadriplegic
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Well, I think the biggest thing is to never get frustrated.  There’re going to be times when a person is going to pretty much yell and scream, and the parents are going to be like, “What did I do?  I didn’t do anything wrong.”  And, it’s most likely not directly at them, but it’s because they’re there in the room and they’re the closest people to them, so it’s going to happen.  Just not get frustrated and take a five-minute break, and come back, and usually the person’s better.  

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