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This chapter chronicles how disability transforms family life as disabled kids move through the life cycle. Their atypical experiences reverberate through their families, reframing taken-for-granted assumptions about kinship, normalcy, and caregiving. The authors learned that the unfolding of a culturally normative life course can no longer be assumed when disability is part of the household, challenging the unproblematic linearity of the standard life course and the routinized pace of everyday events, as families learn to live on crip time, signifying the distinctive time needed by disabled people in an ableist world. How does living with disability provoke a rethinking of the intimate world of kinship, challenging the unspoken but pervasive symbolic violence and psychic damage produced by the taken-for-granted ableism that persists despite legislative victories, enacting what some call crip kinship, creating alternative possibilities for building accessible futures?

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