We Can Do It Together

We Can Do It Together

I sat at a nearby bar long after the fundraiser was over talking with Jean.  We talked about the joys and the struggles of raising a child with special needs.  As we talked, I was reminded of my own experience after Taylor was diagnosed in January of 2018. After the initial impact of receiving an official diagnosis, I wanted to know how I could help.  I wanted to find out as much as I could about the condition. I wanted to connect with other families.  I wanted to raise awareness for a genetic condition so obscure, only 300 people are diagnosed to date.  I wanted to do EVERYTHING I could to set Taylor up for success.  

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10 Tips for Supporting a Parent of a Child with Special Needs

10 Tips for Supporting a Parent of a Child with Special Needs

Not sure how to support your loved one who has a child with special needs?  You are not alone.  Most people are unsure about how to respond to a family when they receive a potentially devastating diagnosis.  You may not know what to say or how to help.  You may feel the relationship growing distant and not know why.  Although you may feel uncertain about what to do, there are many ways you can support a parent of a child with special needs, and let me tell you, we NEED your support….now more than ever. 

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