Category Archives: Disability

Advocacy is not a 4-Letter Word

There are times where, as the parent of a child with a disability, you will be told to fight for what your child needs. Us “special needs moms” – we tell each other “fight for him, you know him best” … Continue reading

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Extraordinary Needs

A woman I consider my mentor once told me that her biggest regret was not spending more time with her other kids as she was always busy with her daughter with complex medical needs. Later that same week my 5 … Continue reading

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Out There

I have been submitting writing to other sights and then losing track when they are posted. So here are the last two (that I am aware of, lol) on Rage Against the Minivan and The Mighty So enjoy and please … Continue reading

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Advice to Myself as a Young Mom of a Child with Disabilities

This a marathon, not a race. Slow down and know that all those phone calls and letters can wait until tomorrow. He won’t know that you refrained, just barely, from calling his school Principal an idiot or that you successfully … Continue reading

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