Category: Children with Special Needs

Resources for Special Needs

Updated by Sarah Blackwell Speech Therapy, Down Syndrome, Autism, ADHD, Developmental Disabilities, Terminal Illness … when you child has a special need, it can be...

Is Your Child Having a Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad, Week, Month, Year?

By Guest Blogger Hannah Cox, LPCA at Triad Child & Family Counseling Your child has it so good, right? No responsibilities, no boss to answer to, no bills to pay…...

Putting Things in Perspective

By Guest Blogger Laura Laxton We found out during my pregnancy that our second child would have Down syndrome, and, as you’d imagine, it was a pretty big shock....

Letter to My Special Needs Child

By Jennifer Janes, author of the blog Jennifer A. Janes What a ride we’ve been on together! It’s often a rocky one, but I can honestly say, despite the struggles...

Scouting is for Anybody

By Guest Blogger Jenny B. Scouting is for anybody. My son and I are living proof. We experience what’s great about Scouting every day, but there is one day in...

Sept. 24, 2016: Greensboro Run/Walk for Autism

2016 Greensboro Run/Walk for Autism Saturday, September 24, 2016 On the campus of UNC-Greensboro As many as 1 in 59 children may be diagnosed with autism in North...

“Doing Good Things Series” ~ The iCan House

By Guest Bloggers Kim Shufran and Courtney Perry In 2008, the iCan House was created by Kim Shufran who was seeking support and help for her daughter, Erica. Kim’s...

Tips for Moms who have Children with Disabilities

By Guest Blogger Suzi Blair I am a former school teacher who has two hearing impaired children. My oldest child was identified at 21 months and my youngest at birth....

PDQ Helps to Raise Funds for Autism Science

By Rachel Hoeing Hopefully you have all been able to dine at Winston-Salem’s PDQ restaurant located in the newest shopping center on the corner of Stratford Road...

When the Life You Didn’t Plan Becomes the Only Life You Want

By Guest Blogger Jessie Tucker Mitchell A couple of weeks ago, on one of those record-breaking warm March afternoons, I decided to take my baby for a run.  (Okay: I ran...