John Bateman

John Bateman works in the financial sector and is father to two kids, his youngest with special needs. John is a devoted father and works hard to make sure his daughter, who is blind and developmentally delayed, will grow up in a world that is accessible to her and others like her.

Ethan & Naomi

Parenting, Special Needs

Teamwork: The Special (Needs) Family

John Bateman writes about the importance of including all your kids in all activities. When you have a child with special needs it may seem appropriate to keep their activities...

balanced stones

Parenting, Support

Hopeful Acceptance: Finding the Right Balance as a Special Needs Parent

What are the words of encouragement you wan to hear? One dad shares his balanced approach, advising both hope and acceptance.