Navigate Life Texas: Resources for kids with disabilities and special needs
Who was it that said “Nothing is constant except change?” I wish that person could tell those of us who don’t love change, even good change, how to manage it.
Categories: Family Support
Our son just turned twelve. Twelve is a huge number, in my mind. It seems so much older than eleven. I see him differently, yet he’s the same great kid with the same challenges we have always faced with him.
Categories: Transition to Adulthood
Kids with processing disorders have heightened sensitivities and preferences. As people who care for them, working on understanding and honoring their needs is an ongoing, but important process.
During a recent checkup, I was asked, “How do you take care of yourself? I know you work a lot, and you’re a mom - but what about you?” I was caught off-guard.
Parenting a child as they struggle can be hard, but the joy we feel when they succeed is huge.
So much I've written about focuses on my child's autism spectrum disorder and ADHD challenges. For just this moment, I want to focus on the absolute, beautiful joy of being his mom.
With any child, recognizing cues is important. But as they get older, sometimes it is harder to do.
There have been many new phrases to describe parenting styles. I read one recently that certainly reminded me of myself: bulldozer parenting.
My child is ten years old and just received a new diagnosis.
Finding the person with whom you and your child can share your most vulnerable feelings is a tough but worthwhile process.
Categories: Diagnosis & Health Care, Family Support
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