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MomTV Recap – How Having Special Needs Children Can Affect Your Other Children

Posted Oct 06 2009 10:02pm

Parenting can be and sometimes is overwhelming. Add a disabled child, whether that child’s disability be physical, mental, learning-oriented or some other condition, and parenting can be that much more daunting. When you have more than one child, no matter how able or disabled each may be, there are strategies to handling parenthood to help the entire family form healthy bonds with each other and cope with the challenges that such a household can bring.Here is a list of the tips that we discussed last night on Multiple Moments! For the full discussion please watch the full show below!

  1. Get Organized and Stay on Schedule
  2. Provide Positives to Each of Your Children
  3. Teach Your Children How to Interact with Each Other
  4. Take Parenting Breaks and Get Other Help as Possible
  5. Find your non-special needs child a support system of their own

more about “ MomTV Recap – How Having Special Need… “, posted with vodpod

Here is a list of the websites that I used in preparation for the show:

http://specialneedsparenting.suite101.com/article.cfm/sibling_rivalry_and_disabl

http://www.siblingsupport.org/ (sibshops)

http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/41409.php

http://www.drhessautism.com/challenges_of_families.php

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