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Combating the Isolation and Loneliness of Being Disabled

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Being the disabled mom of a disabled kid, I can say with all honesty, that we both experience feelings of isolation and loneliness as a direct result of our disabilities. My limited mobility and chronic pain, my daughter Bethany’s unpredictable…
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Birthday Surprises and 10 Facts About Epilepsy!

Happy Friday everyone! Looks like we got even more snow last night! Hope you have plans for a great weekend! Jeremiah doesn’t know it yet, but he is having a family birthday party tomorrow!! We are planning a surprise 15th…
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Self Direction: Autistic Teen Advocates for Herself

Thanks to a very large and life threatening brain tumor, my daughter Bethany has multiple disabilities. Because she’s disabled, she’s eligible to participate in quite a few government disability service programs. Among the government services she’s eligible for is Self…
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Another Typical Sunday in the Life of my Special Needs Family

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It’s just another typical Sunday in the life of my special needs family! Even though we are Christians, as you read on, you’ll notice that a typical Sunday for us does not include going to church! That’s because we gave…
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Preparing for a Very Special Needs Valentine’s Day Celebration

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This year, I’ve decided to go all out and plan a very special needs Valentine’s Day party! To be perfectly honest, I’ve never really paid much attention to Valentine’s Day before. Presenting each of my kids with a heart shaped…
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How My Daughter’s Special Needs Meltdowns Make Me Feel

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It’s a fact of life: Sometimes people with special needs have special needs meltdowns. My daughter Bethany has quite a few special needs and unfortunately, one of them is the inability to always remain in control of her anger. I’m…
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