The Reality of Special Education in Small Towns

The Reality of Special Education in Small Towns

Over the Thanksgiving holiday I was able to observe a speech therapy session with my grand daughter, Joon, who you...

Caregiving Around the Clock

Caregiving Around the Clock

This year is the 20th anniversary of November being National Family Caregivers (NFC) Month. The first Presidential Proclamation was issued...

Fighting to Improve Your Son’s Life

Fighting to Improve Your Son’s Life

This interview is the first in a two-part series. Stay tuned for the second piece to find out what Greg...

The Barriers That Keep Children From Receiving Special Education

The Barriers That Keep Children From Receiving Special Education

If you are reading this, you are likely a parent to a child with special needs. You are also very...

Finding the Right Therapist for You

Finding the Right Therapist for You

How do you find the right therapist for you when you're constantly caring for others?  I have seen my share...

Getting a Service Dog After My Stroke

Getting a Service Dog After My Stroke

Service dogs are a great benefit to many different people. They can aid people with balance issues, seizures, or even...

Canadian Family Adjusts From NICU to Life at Home

Canadian Family Adjusts From NICU to Life at Home

What's your story? We are a young family from a city just outside of Vancouver, Canada. My husband, James, and...

IEPs for Beginners

IEPs for Beginners

Individualized Educational Programs, or "IEPs", are an essential—but bewildering—piece of the education puzzle for parents of children with special needs in...

Homework for Parents to Ease the Transition Back to School

Homework for Parents to Ease the Transition Back to School

School is officially here. The school supplies aisles look like the canned food section before an apocalyptic blizzard. The whispers...

Tips for Avoiding a Meltdown

Tips for Avoiding a Meltdown

When my son, James, has a meltdown, there can be a wide range of things that trigger it. James has...

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