Parents who advocate for their child are often referred to as “That Mom,” as if it is a bad thing. We’ll let you decide.
Categories: Education & Schools
In my journey as a mother, I have grown from a place of frailty to a place of strength thanks to the support of mentors and friends. Here are reflections on lessons learned that all parents can benefit from.
Categories: Family Support
I have read there’s a difference between meltdowns and tantrums. But last week, I could see it plainly.
Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and autism often go hand in hand. Here’s how our family deals with the hyperactivity without medications.
Categories: Diagnosis & Health Care, Family Support
Separation anxiety goes hand-in-hand with autism. You can find article after scholarly article on this exact subject - separation anxiety and autism. Here’s one family’s experience with it.
We all long for a place to call home. Here’s a look at how to get started on creating a home for your child when they are an adult.
Categories: Transition to Adulthood
Back in the 1970s, there was a song called “Superman” by Donna Fargo with the line, “your hang-ups keep messing with mine…” I can so relate to that phrase!
The concept of self-determination should be fostered in people with disabilities. Everyone should have a voice and choice in life.
What is guardianship? Are there other options? One parent shares her emotional response to learning about guardianship and the many alternatives.
Our doctor sent orders to get some new testing on my son. I called over to the office where the testing would be done, to set up the appointment. Boy, what an ordeal!
Categories: Diagnosis & Health Care
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