This website is especially for families and parents of children with disabilities or special health-care needs and is designed to offer support, inspiration, resources, and links to services available.
See the story of Brandon—a young man with a disability, a supportive home filled with friends, a band, and a great job. Brandon also happens to be a big fan of The Beatles—maybe their biggest fan of all time.
Moving, inspirational, and helpful tips from parents and professionals about topics ranging from finances to dealing with mental illness.
There may come a time when a doctor suggests your child be tested for a possible medical condition. Deciding whether or not to do the testing can be a difficult decision for parents. When is it necessary and when is it just too much information that you may never use?
I didn’t want my son’s disability to define him, let alone our family…but despite my wishes, his disability has defined us and has defined him. And guess what I realized.
From time to time, we all need a break. Our kids need a break, too. They work hard between all their treatments, therapies, medications, school, etc. How can you make sure that your child gets the break they need, but that they don’t regress in the process?
As parents, we sometimes come up with or are told some great tricks to repurpose things to help our child. Here are some cost-saving ways to use pool noodles to make bed rails and a sensory ball pit.
Finding qualified respite care providers is a challenge many parents face. Here is some valuable information that might make the search easier.
Every parent has the right to ask anyone to join them at their child's ARD meeting.