What You Might Not Know About Destiny the Whale Shark in Finding Dory (HINT: Maybe she needs a white cane?)
There's been a lot of talk about how Dory's disability is represented in Finding Dory, but not so much buzz about the visually impaired whale shark character, Destiny. Let's change that!
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.
The Disabled Parenting Project (DPP) is an online space for sharing experiences, advice, and conversations among disabled parents as well as those considering parenthood.
If you are the primary caregiver of a special needs child, you probably worry about what would happen if you were gone.
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!
Each year, we see lots of really interesting and exciting resources for parents of blind children shared on WonderBaby.org. Here are the 20 most popular resources shared in 2015!
The Caregiver's Notebook gives those who care for someone with multiple needs a handy place to organize information.
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.
Raising a child with significant special or medical needs is challenging. Have you stopped to think about how that challenge is effecting your relationship with your spouse or partner?
Twitter may seem confusing, but it's actually very useful for learning more about blindness and visual impairment. Here is why parents of blind kids should be on Twitter!
All parents feel guilt, but for parents of special needs kids, those feelings of guilt can be multiplied by a thousand.
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!
Maybe things are good now, but you know they will just get harder as your child grows up. Disability doesn't get easier as kids get older! Are these days your best days?