Caregiver Interview: Meagan Nash

Caregiver Interview: Meagan Nash

Tell us a little bit about yourself… My name is Meagan Nash and I live in Buford, Georgia. I've been...

Sibling Rivalry

Sibling Rivalry

I shared a few weeks back about the upsides of raising a child with special needs, especially all the time...

Eight Tips When Your Special Needs Child Has Surgery

Eight Tips When Your Special Needs Child Has Surgery

This week marks two years since we flew our son to Midwestern Children’s Hospital for a very specific surgery to...

Different Possibilities

Different Possibilities

I had never heard of Williams Syndrome until I read an article about that shooting tragedy on April 10, 2017...

Finding the Silver Lining When Life is Depressing

Finding the Silver Lining When Life is Depressing

I suppose we all have those times in our lives where we wonder “why me?” “what else can happen?” or...

Losing My Mother to Her Battle with Pancreatic Cancer

Losing My Mother to Her Battle with Pancreatic Cancer

Caregivers come in all shapes and sizes. All professions and personalities. All races and genders. For so many it's not...

Overcoming Epilepsy as a Self-Advocate

Overcoming Epilepsy as a Self-Advocate

What's your story? Tell us about yourself. My name is Chrissy and I am 25 years old. I have been...

How to Take ACTION for Someone Having a Seizure in Public

How to Take ACTION for Someone Having a Seizure in Public

Would you know what to do if you saw someone having a seizure in public? Would you be brave enough...

Managing Expectations as a Special Needs Parent

Managing Expectations as a Special Needs Parent

At two-and-a-half years old, Emersyn Faith can say three and four-word sentences. She responds appropriately to questions and commands and...

Why Do My Son’s Abilities Surprise You?

Why Do My Son’s Abilities Surprise You?

"Oh, wow, he can read!" the woman commented. We were in Jamaica at our hotel's coffee bar. Max had been...