While gifts are never required and rarely expected, sometimes we want to do something special for the amazing people that help with our child’s care. Trying to find just the right gift or a gift idea for many people without breaking the bank can be a challenge. Here are some great ideas for all budgets.
Finding resources, support, and other services we need to help our children with disabilities can be very challenging. Often when we do find an organization or service, we think we’re the last to hear about it. It’s easy to see other families and assume they know all about that great support group you found, or Medicaid waivers, or whatever. Many times, they don’t.
Having a medically complex child is VERY expensive. Here is a story of how one family manages financial challenges.
Starting home health services is sometimes an emotional process because, as parents, we believe that we can care for our child better than anyone and that we should be the one caring for them. However, some of us need help because of the complexity of our child’s needs.
Most people have 5 years to prepare for their child to enter kindergarten. If your child needs special education, you are thrown into the school system when your child is only 3. What should you expect, and how can you prepare?