Until you can figure out how to blow your own nose, colds are just miserable things. The electric nasal aspirator from Graco makes it easier to clean baby's nose!
As the parent of a disabled child you probably have to meet with quite a few doctors and therapists. What can you do if you just don't agree with their techniques?
Is it more important to be worried about how you're presenting yourself and your family to the outside world and the wider disability community, or to focus on the needs of your own family and children?
For a special needs parent, being realistic does not mean losing optimism. It means finding peace with what is.
We make decisions for our medically fragile kids every day, but sometimes family members just don't understand our reasons.
Being a grandparent is so important, maybe even more so for grandparents of blind children. Here are some tips to help you relate to your family and give them the support they need.
Special needs children deserve honor and respect. As parents, we need to maintain their dignity and help them present themselves at their best in public.
If you could go back in time to when your child was first diagnosed with a disability, what would you tell yourself? What advice would you give?
When your baby is diagnosed with a visual impairment you may at first feel lost. What do you do? Where do you begin?
The Parenting with Vision Loss series from VisionAware provides helpful tips and advice from a genuine expert.
"What's wrong with her eyes?" Do people ask you questions about your blind child? What do you say?
A call to couples and parents raising special needs kids to prioritize sex and physical intimacy in their relationships.
It's hard to keep things together as a special needs family. I'm losing patience and I feel totally selfish for being so annoyed with the world, but I'm going to list some of the things that have me on edge anyway.
Learning your baby is blind is hard... but you will move on! Janine says, "Life was continuing and I started to realize how strong we were becoming. The tears were drying up and a new attitude was forming. I'd turned a corner; I'd accepted his condition and was going to embrace this new life."
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.