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Depressed Autistic Teen Buys an Orange Square!

What is an orange square and why would a depressed autistic teen and brain tumor survivor want to buy one? Read on and follow us at our YouTube channel to find out! My husband, Malcolm, has a friend who owns a fabric store and he has been dying to take Bethany in there to see the […]

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Bethany’s Quest for Medical Marijuana is Finally Over!

I’ve said it before, but I’m gonna say it again just one last time!! The journey to getting our daughter, Bethany, access to medical marijuana has been a long and arduous one! When we first started out, it wasn’t even legal for medical use yet, where we live! So we spent a couple of years […]

We Got a Very Exciting and Life Changing Special Delivery!

The Road to getting medical marijuana has been a long and arduous one for my daughter, Bethany, who suffers with uncontrolled seizures and aggressive behavior. Our journey began 16 years ago when she was just 2 years old. On one devastating day, our lives changed forever, the instant that Bethany was diagnosed with a very […]

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Bethany’s Medical Marijuana Certification Paper is Finally Here!!

It’s been a long, hard, emotional process, but I am thrilled to say, we finally have Bethany’s medical marijuana certification paper in our possession!! Marijuana for my daughter?!!! It’s so crazy to think about!! There was a time, when never in a million years, would I ever have dreamed that someday I’d desperately want to […]

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Special Needs Teen Gets Approved for Medical Marijuana!

Breaking News!! Special needs teen gets approved to use medical marijuana to treat seizure disorder! Yesterday, my special needs daughter, Bethany had a Neurology appointment. Thinking her neurologist might suggest prescribing her medical marijuana was the last thing on my husband’s or my mind! So, saying we were shocked when he straight up did just […]

Special Needs Family Link Share #21: Charlotte’s Web Update

Welcome to the Special Needs Family Link Share! I’m so glad you came!  I love hearing from old and new friends each week! This is the safe place for those affected by special needs to share, support, and encourage one another! Please share your awesome and unique story with us!! The special needs family link […]

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Just What is Charlottes Web, Anyway?

It is beyond my comprehension and extremely frustrating to me that there are still so many people who are adamantly against legalizing marijuana, including hemp oils like Charlotte’s Web, for catastrophic epilepsy and other equally debilitating illnesses. I cannot help but wonder if these people really took the time to understand and acknowledge just how […]

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Bethany’s Blood Test and Other Good News!!

I had been dreading taking Bethany to get her blood drawn. She can be so uncooperative, you know. But getting this blood test is an important part of hopefully figuring out what’s making her hands turn orange. The orange tint to her skin could very well be be a sign that she’s developing liver failure […]

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NY Senate Passes Emergency Medical Marijuana

I am thrilled beyond thrilled that the NYS Senate passed the bills to expedite the use of emergency medical marijuana (50 to 12) for critically ill people, including children and epilepsy is on the list of eligible illnesses!! Last month the assembly version passed 130 to 18 But we still have a little bit of […]

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Special Needs and Homeschooling Blog LinkUp: The Wedding

Welcome once again to the Special Needs and Homeschooling Blog LinkUp. This is the safe place for those affected by special needs and/or homeschoolers to share, support, and encourage one another!! This linkup opens every Friday at 5:00 a.m. and closes every Monday at 1:00 a.m. US Eastern standard time! Rebekah’s big day finally arrived […]