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Child With Special Needs

On Wondering What Your Kid Would Be Like Without The Special Needs

Ellen Seidman | Posted 12.27.2014 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

Max, he is no trauma. Just the opposite: He is excessively wonderful and delicious. He brings me a whole lot of happiness. Which is exactly why it throws me when my mind considers a different version of Max.

What I Know About Motherhood Now That I Have A Child With Special Needs

Suzanne Perryman | Posted 07.10.2013 | Parents
Suzanne Perryman

Zoe begins most mornings feeling tired, and my perpetual mom mantra is to encourage her to keep moving -- to just "try" and "do her best." These are lessons I try to internalize, too.

Are Kids With Special Needs Really A Burden To Society?

Ellen Seidman | Posted 08.08.2012 | Parents
Ellen Seidman

No person's merit (let alone a child's) should be irrevocably determined by how his muscles move, the way his brain works, or whether he speaks in the way that people typically speak or looks the way people typically look.