Category: Children with Special Needs

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You Might Be Surprised

By Guest Blogger Jennifer A. Janes, author of the blog Jennifer A. Janes When I received my daughter’s diagnoses, various specialists told me what I needed to know:...

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Different is Beautiful

By Guest Blogger Sarah Scott What is a developmental delay? A developmental delay is when a child does not reach their developmental milestones at the expected times....

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Letter to a Special Needs Sibling

By Jennifer Janes, author of the blog Jennifer A. Janes A version of this letter appeared originally on the blog Jennifer A. Janes. It has been modified and reprinted...

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10 Things to Know About Being a Special Needs Parent

By Kerith Stull, author of brielleandme.net Maybe you’ve seen us at the grocery store and tried to avoid eye contact. Maybe your child has stared at us at the...

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Today Was a Good Day

By Anonymous Today was a good day. Actually, it’s been a good week. Come to think of it, it’s been a good month. I might go so far as to say it’s been a great...

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New & Updated Special Needs Directory

By Aprille Donaldson From Katie: We’re thrilled to present you with this new and updated directory of special needs resources. Many thanks to Aprille Donaldson for...

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Special Needs series: ADD and ADHD

By Kristen Bagwell When I was in 4th grade, a child in our class was classified ADD/ADHD. It was a relatively new diagnosis at the time, and seemed to be a very...

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Stranger on a Park Bench

By Guest Blogger Aprille Donaldson, author of the blog Beautiful in His Time A few months ago, I found myself sitting on a bench at Bolton Park, watching my 3-year-old...

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Upside Down … and Sometimes Inside Out!

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton When you have a child with Down syndrome, you get used to a few things: hearing how happy and loving people with Down syndrome are; therapy...

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Special Needs Series: Down Syndrome

By Guest Blogger Kristen Bagwell As part of our special needs series, I wanted to cover a topic that is familiar to many of us: Down Syndrome. While this diagnosis has...