The Special Parent
Special People Parenting Special Kids
I have suffered from depression on and off for years…usually during particularly difficult phases with Katherine and her ever changing needs. Parenting any child can be difficult. Lots of parents say that…February 15, 2018
Early childhood intervention is what changed my daughter Katherine’s life. It changed the lives of everyone in our family. It was exhausting but completely worth every hour we spent. We spent thousands…February 8, 2018
A Special Needs Trust (SNT’s) is a type of trust. It is specifically for someone who is disabled or mentally ill. The beneficiary must be intellectually or mentally incapable of managing their own finances. …January 25, 2018
I shared the story Welcome to Holland by Emily Perl Kingsley a decade ago, when I started the Special Parent. It had been shared with me about a decade before that.…January 17, 2018
I started this blog in 2007 with the idea that I could share my experiences raising a child with special needs. My hope then as it is now – that I can…January 16, 2018
Mom to 2 great kids. Wife to one amazingly kind and patient guy. My daughter has taught me and tested me in ways I wouldn't have thought possible, but I wouldn't change a thing. I hope the information here that helped me advocate for her, will in turn help you on your journey parenting a child with special needs.