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We Need To Talk About How Childhood Trauma Affects Education

Don’t most kids feel afraid to come home? Read...
Joni Edelman    |   08.15.17   |   SHARE

5 Key Ways You Can Be The Best Parent Advocate For Your Special Needs Child

Trust your instincts. You are the expert when it comes to your child. Don’t be afraid to speak up, to stand your ground, to share what works at and Read...
Lisa Aro    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE
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Will My Anxious Child Ever Have Friends?

The idea of trying to be friends with someone “different” might be more than a 5-year-old is meant to handle. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.10.17   |   SHARE
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Would Homeschooling Be Better For My Special-Needs Child?

The argument against homeschooling is always the same: “Kids need to socialize.” I am at my daughter Ella’s school — or at least the Read...
Joni Edelman    |   08.25.16   |   SHARE
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Two Awesome Moms Blog About Their Special Needs Children

“The online community has been one of my most valuable resources,” Quinones-Fontanez emphasized. “It's made our journey a little less lonely, knowing Read...
Marcia G. Yerman    |   08.19.15   |   SHARE
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I Don't Love This Parenting Thing

I don't love this. I don't love any part of it. I don't love the fact that a life is in my hands every moment of every day. Read...
Adiba Nelson    |   07.8.15   |   SHARE
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The Unique Challenges Of Having A Special Needs Child

When we first received my son’s holoprosencephaly diagnosis, I asked why me? Why was this happening to our family? What did we do to deserve this? Read...
Sarah Halstead    |   05.29.15   |   SHARE
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Autistic Teen And Family Kicked Off Flight? What Happened to Compassion?

A flight home from Disney World became a nightmare for an Oregon family after the flight crew Read...
Jody Allard    |   05.17.15   |   SHARE
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