I’ll begin by telling you that today my son is completely mainstreamed into a general education classroom, and is so high functioning that you almost can’t tell he even has autism. I know that our results aren’t normal, but my greatest wish is that they give you hope if you know or suspect your child […]
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I wish I could explain that the old me changed when I realized I might not be able to fix him. When I could no longer deny the possibility that my baby might not be able to live a regular adult life on his own. There is a piece of a mother that dies when […]
Sensitive children become overwhelmed easily and feel emotions in a big way. They are easily overstimulated, and may throw tantrums. They may have sensory issues such as being bothered by loud noises or feeling uncomfortable in certain types of clothing, or may have food aversions.
Family-friendly events happening in the Dallas Fort Worth metroplex and Tarrant County, Texas, in April 2018.
Developmental delays occur for a lot of reasons including premature birth or a medical diagnosis, or often times for no reason at all — which can be especially frustrating for a parent. In our case, we have a reason for our daughter’s developmental delays, as she was born extremely premature. Having a reason does ease some […]
But I also found encouragement that — with modern medicine, early intervention, support, and encouragement — people with Down syndrome are achieving great things.
Although only one of my children suffers from celiac disease (and has to adhere to a gluten-free diet), I’m happy to say that all three of my kids really enjoy these little breakfast biscuits. And I enjoy the fact that I can prepare a homemade, gluten-free breakfast in just 40 seconds on a school morning, […]