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I don't have it in me...to raise a special needs kid by Michelle L. Patient Expert Posted Sun 25 Jan 2009 5:29pm I can remember reading all these poems about how strong, parents of special needs children are...how they are hand picked by God because of what great parents they are and because He knows only THEY have what it takes to raise these children... And here I sit, not having what it takes, not having the strength...I am spent... I am exhausted. I ... Read on »
Raising Money for Special Needs Kids by jenn Patient Expert Posted Tue 23 Feb 2010 5:44am I think I am really itching for a life outside of my kids. For the past 2 weeks, I've been a little obsessed with raising money for Logan's school. Usually fundraising is not fun for most of us, myself included, but for some reason, I found this round of fundraising for the school to be educational, inspiring, and exciting. It all sta ... Read on »
When “Special Needs” Services Really Don’t Apply To Your Special Needs Child by Kim S. Patient Expert Posted Fri 01 Jun 2012 12:00am By Jennifer Flinton My 10-year-old autistic son was dis-enrolled from the adaptive summer day camp at our local recreation center today.  This was a camp specifically designed for special needs children; there were actually several kids my son knew from school in the very same camp.  I’m starting to detect an emerging trend he ... Read on »
A RECIPE for a Happy Child must include some very special Ingredients by Dr. Barbara Becker Holstein Doctor of PhilosophyHealth Maven Posted Wed 25 Mar 2009 3:43pm You wouldn’t back a special wedding cake without a recipe.  So way think you can bring up a child and have her flourish without a good recipe that really works?  As a psychologist, I can say the surest RECIPE that I have found is passed on the Seven Gateways to Happiness.  Here are some of the special INGREDIENTS that you will need as you hel ... Read on »
Special-Needs Kids and Special Occasions by Rudy S. Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Oct 2008 3:12pm This is an interesting article I can not really identify with some of the advice however because  all of my family has been great about my disability they haven't been judgmental or critical of me or my parents at all my parents raised three children with special needs Special-Needs Kids and Special Occasions Read on »
Planning for and Protecting Your Child or Adult Child Who Experiences Disabilities or Special Needs by Peggy Lou Morgan Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Dec 2008 1:22pm I have been thinking about planning for and protecting my son, Billy Ray, even more lately because of my recent health problems while I was writing my second book. The stress of the present economic situation adds to the concern. Budget cuts are threatened in many areas. That adds another dimension to “that nagging question” (what will happen ... Read on »
Planning for and Protecting Your Child or Adult Child Who Experiences Disabilities or Special Needs by Peggy Lou Morgan Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Wed 03 Dec 2008 11:02am I have been thinking about planning for and protecting my son, Billy Ray, even more lately because of my recent health problems while I was writing my second book. The stress of the present economic situation adds to the concern. Budget cuts are threatened in many areas. That adds another dimension to “that nagging question” (what will happen ... Read on »
Special Diets for Special Kids by Lisa Lewis by wheresthebox Patient Expert Posted Wed 25 Jan 2012 1:00am Special Diets for Special Kids Volumes 1 and 2 Combined by Lisa Lewis, Ph.D. Future Horizons, 2011 375 pages About the Book Praised as a modern-day classic by celebrities and readers all over the world, the first edition of Special Diets for Special Kids has been helping children and adults with autism, ADHD, celiac di ... Read on »
AllerMates: Special Products for Special Kids by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Thu 07 Jun 2012 12:00am  I know...how adorable are these products from AllerMates!?! From lunch bags to charms to t-shirts AllerMates makes sure that kids with allergies feel special and are noticed. Let's face it, when we can't be with our young food allergic kids we want the adults around them to know that while they look perfectly healthy, caution needs ... Read on »
AllerMates: Special Products for Special Kids by Food Allergy Assistant Facebook Posted Thu 07 Jun 2012 6:00am  I know...how adorable are these products from AllerMates!?! From lunch bags to charms to t-shirts AllerMates makes sure that kids with allergies feel special and are noticed. Let's face it, when we can't be with our young food allergic kids we want the adults around them to know that while they look perfectly healthy, caution needs t ... Read on »