Over the past few decades, the number of children diagnosed with autism has increased significantly. This may be due to better diagnosis or to the expansion of the definition of autism. Dr. Meg Meeker discusses what parents can do if their child is diagnosed with autism.
Parenting Special Needs Kids
Dr. Tyler Sexton, a physician who has cerebral palsy, discusses the link between disabilities and bullying, and explains how parents can strengthen a disabled child before bullying occurs, recognize if their disabled child is being bullied, and respond to the child and others in a healthy and Christ-like way.
I knew my daughter was struggling emotionally, but I had no idea about the extent of her depression.
With the prevalence of teen suicides, parents can’t help but wonder, even worry, about their teen and depression.
Helping churches include special needs ministry
Achieving what is best for your child’s education
Amid these stories from other parents, you’ll find tips and tools in the areas of schooling, church, balancing the needs of your disabled child and the needs of your other children, coping when your circumstances have become too hard and encouragement in developing friendships.
Trusting God amid dashed hopes and dreams
Reassuring children of their distinctiveness helps them to see that it is OK to be different.
Teens facing despair and struggling with thoughts of suicide will find hope in this article, as well as learn how to handle the intense feelings they’re experiencing.