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This is our life

A film and educational program with and about families with a child with multiple complex disabilities (mcd)

Publication date: 01 February 2016

The birth of a child with mcd has a huge impact on parents, brothers and sisters, on family life. Not only because of the frequent and intensive hospital care that is indispensable, but also because of dilemmas parents experience with respect to giving shape to their parenthood, family life, participation and social relationships.


A number of families have already put themselves forward to be filmed. The intention is to film a diversity of families: single- and two-parent families, children with and without brothers and sisters and children of various ages. A think tank has also been instituted: a parent, sister and volunteer aid who help think and discuss the content of the project. The filmmaker who is going to make the film has started To make the first recordings.