Gwen writes about her baby daughter, Ivey, and the medical issues she faces. Gwen finds strength in her friends, family and even strangers who are drawn to her little girl.
If you are the primary caregiver of a special needs child, you probably worry about what would happen if you were gone.
As members of the blindness community, we find ourselves with the opportunity to teach others about blindness all the time. But do you ever want to just skip the teachable moments?
Nicole writes about how difficult it is to find the time and money to get away on a vacation when you're the parent of a child with complex needs - but it is also so important to care for yourself!
If your child is nonverbal they may not be able to say, "I love you." But they can express their love in so many other ways!
All children with special needs deserve to live an enviable life! Do you agree? And do you know what this really means?
When you see my daughter, please ask questions! I believe it is my role to educate others about being deafblind and how this shapes (but doesn't define) my child.
As the parents of special needs children we need support and love. But do you know what we need more than anything? Someone to help ease the loneliness and isolation.
Rusty has put together some sound advice on how you can help your older blind children navigate bathrooms on their own independently!
When you're raising a special needs child, you need to plan for your own retirement as well as your child's financial future. How can you cover both expenses in your financial planning?
This is going to sound like a lot of complaining, but really it's my response to the special needs world closing in on me. Sometimes you need to come up for air!