Finding Nemo

IMG_2554It should surprise no one that when it comes to  movies, my son with cortical visual impairment (CVI) loves to watch the same familiar titles over and over (Novelty). Harry Potter but only Sorcerer’s Stone and Chamber of Secrets, on repeat. The original Toy StoryFinding Nemo was one of the first movies we watched intentionally, by now we have seen it countless times. Hearing Marlin explain his son Nemo on the Big Screen – “He was born with a short fin” is a mirror. Every time, it is my voice describing my son’s disability. Every time, it is a reflection on the language we use when talking to our kids with disabilities.
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