Understanding your child's diagnosis is an essential step in developing a plan for care.
Learn about everything, from what exactly special education is to your child’s legal rights in preschool through high school.
There are programs that might help you pay for the things your child needs to get through the day.
You and your family aren’t alone—there are other parents who have lived through similar experiences.
You can help your child learn to take responsibility for themself in so many ways. We’re here to help you and your child through the transition process.
Over the years, parents of children with disabilities and special health care needs have told us many stories about dealing with bias, unfairness, racism, ableism or discrimination against their child.
Emergencies can be even harder to navigate for parents of a child with a disability, especially when their child needs special healthcare equipment. For Maureen and her son George, who is paralyzed from the neck down and requires total care, emergency preparedness entails much more than stocking food and water. Parents of children with disabilities must plan ahead and prepare for worst-case scenarios. Maureen shares her story of how she was able to find backup power sources to keep George’s healthcare equipment working during a power outage.