Raising your child with special needs well is a marathon, not a sprint. Teaching social and behavioral skills will take time and energy.
If there was one vastly underestimated resident at The Manor, it was Will, the doctor with Down syndrome.
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.
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.
When I look at the photos of Joni Eareckson Tada and Trevor together, I can’t help but think about how both of them, in their own unique ways, joyfully proclaim God’s message that every human being is incredibly precious, infinitely valuable and eternally significant.
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.”
Bringing my son, Max, to church has never been easy, but God has made it beautiful
Before we adopted our son, those who only saw his disabilities told us that he would never give anything to us. They were so wrong. He has given us much more than we have given him.
When parenting a child with special needs, it’s easy to fix your eyes on the next surgery, therapy, diet or appointment. But it’s often difficult to simply embrace and enjoy your child in the moment.
When you have kids with disabilities, guilt can seem overwhelming. Learn how to move past it.