Tag: special needs

Being Your Child’s Advocate: Choosing Advocacy over Anger

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I'd like to believe that we've all advocated for something or for someone at some point in our lives. As children, maybe we stood...

Does Your Child Have Dyslexia? Here Are The Warning Signs!

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So often when we think about Dyslexia we think of letter or number reversal but Dyslexia is so much more.   According to Merriam-Webster, Dyslexia is...

Labels and Child Development {My Eureka Moment}

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“It all comes out in the wash.” That’s what a friend said to me when I was feverishly worrying about another skill my then...

Please Excuse My Wheelchair

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You know how most of us use our 2 legs and feet to take us from point A to point B? Most of us...

Being Your Child’s Voice: Choosing Advocacy Over Anger – Part 2

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Since my last article, I've been asked what happened regarding the fill of our son's seizure medication.  Our son, Dominic, did get his medication filled...

Am I My Brother’s Keeper?

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You know when you can't believe something that actually came out of your child's mouth? Something profound, something funny, something embarrassing, or even something...

Did Someone Say Cake? Why a Child with Special Needs Wants...

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Who doesn't love a birthday party? Most kids do, including our son, Dominic, who recently celebrated his own 7th birthday with his twin brother....

Vulnerability in a World of Unknowns Can Actually Open Up Your...

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As a new member of this blog, I struggled with what to write about in my first post even though I had so many...

The Gift of Down Syndrome

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We are honored to bring you this beautiful guest post this morning. It's a look at the life of a child with Down syndrome...