The moment the doctor told my husband and I that he suspected our daughter had Down syndrome, I instantly felt all of our dreams shatter.
Parenting a Child with Special Needs
Parenting a child with developmental delays can be challenging. The good news is that help is available for your child.
Raising your child with special needs well is a marathon, not a sprint. Teaching social and behavioral skills will take time and energy.
Moms have the same fundamental desire: safety and the best for their kids. But women with disabilities and those in poverty lack the same opportunities.
While motherhood usually includes plenty of challenges, most women are not prepared for the crises that may occur. As moms learn to adjust to motherhood in difficult situations, they will often find joy in unexpected places.
For those of you with children with special needs, here are some tips that may help your children hold on to the recent gains they’ve made in school and in therapy sessions, while they’re learning at home.
There is no getting around it, living through a pandemic is tough for everyone. But if you are the parent of a child with special needs, this time can be even more stressful and intimidating. I believe the key to helping our kids process and adjust to the changes they are facing is modeling for …
Dr. Tyler Sexton can’t do everything, but his positive attitude and his unwavering belief that God loves him have helped him overcome many of the limitations of his cerebral palsy.
Looking back, it’s funny to me how God had to convince us that a special needs adoption was the right path for our family – because I now consider every adoption to be “special needs.”
Before my daughter’s diagnosis, I held out hope that everything would be OK once we figured out what was wrong. But God had a different plan for Taylor’s life. For our lives.