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Raising Special Needs Children

5 Reasons My Daughter's Autism Diagnosis Was A Relief

Shanell Mouland | Posted 06.04.2014 | Parents
Shanell Mouland

I suspect I am not the only parent who found some level of comfort in hearing those words. The unknown can be so much more consuming than the truth.

I'm Finally Facing The Moment I've Dreaded For Years

Sharon Kay Edwards | Posted 03.10.2014 | Parents
Sharon Kay Edwards

Maybe I'm still trying to find my balance -- but not on a bike. This time it's as a mom -- the balance between keeping them safe and pushing them to learn to ride on their own -- and I'm always afraid I'm screwing it up.

The Other Angry Mom

Patrice E. Athanasidy | Posted 10.21.2013 | Parents
Patrice E. Athanasidy

One of my problems with the letter is it confirmed something I have known for years. Those looks -- the ones we have gotten in stores, on the street, at the playground, at church -- some of those looks match this woman's words. I had hoped I was interpreting them incorrectly.

7 Things You Don't Know About A Special Needs Parent

M. Lin | Posted 10.24.2014 | Parents
M. Lin

Raising a child with any disorder, condition or special need, is both a blessing and a challenge.