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.
It takes some creativity to find ways that let the whole family enjoy holidays and special events. Here is how our family does it.
Emotional trauma. It's awful. It's painful. It's sad. It's a nightmare. I can handle physical disability. I understand that. But emotional disability? That's a whole other ballgame.
I got to sit on a panel discussion for disability-related issues. In addition to another parent, there were three adults with a variety of disabilities who shared their experience on everything from doctors to their time in college.
As a parent to a child with disabilities, we often have to learn little tricks to get things done. Here is another installment of Marty's tips, this time focused on your child's skin care.
When you have a child with a disability, many of us are assigned a case manager (CM) for our child through our insurance or service provider. The CM is there to provide you with all the resources available. And to do that, they ask a lot of questions.
In our family, my son has autism and I have a rare health disorder. I need to have a plan for his care if I cannot care for him.