Navigate Life Texas: Resources for kids with disabilities and special needs
I have 2 wonderful sons – one biological, one adopted. We are a great family, but little brother has a big burden for such a little guy.
Categories: Family Support
“Inspiration exploitation” …I hate it. What is inspiration exploitation or disability exploitation? it’s messaging that a person with a disability is inspiring just because they have a disability.
My son uses a Speech Generated Device (SGD) to speak. It has made his life and ours so much better. We can finally talk to each other!
People-First Language is a respectful and positive way of speaking. It puts the person first, not their disability.
Buying gifts for my 10-year-old son is hard. He has limited physical movement, so most games and toys don’t interest him.
Helping your child build their independence is one of the most important things you will ever do for them. Here are some of the things we have done to help our son move toward his future.
Anything is possible. It is time to stop doubting and start believing in the amazing ability of people with disabilities.
Did you know that you can bring someone with you to your child’s Admission Review Dismissal (ARD) meeting? You don’t have to go alone. It can be very helpful to bring a friend.
Categories: Education & Schools
It would be nice to have a perfectly clean and orderly home. Having the time to be able to do that would be great. But our home has 2 more important things to take care of: our sons.
Keeping a marriage strong is hard work. Raising a child with a disability can create even greater stresses. Here is a story about one family’s routine and what a difference it made.
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