Special Needs Parenting Archive
Fifteen helpful online and print resources taking a Catholic approach to adoption, special needs, big families, fostering, and step-parenting.
When you first learn you are going to be the parent of a child with special needs, it is natural — probably even inevitable — that you fixate on all the things that won’t happen. And as
All women are called to motherhood, whether spiritual, biological, adoptive, we are called to nurture, feed, protect and shelter these children. We are called to use these feminine gifts to care for souls.
Flávia Ghelardi interviews author Leticia Velasquez about her book A Special Mother Is Born.
Veritas Christi is the nation's very first Catholic high school designed exclusively to meet the unique learning abilities of students with special needs.
Ben Ewing shares a father's perspective on parenting a child with special needs.
A father struggles with the birth of his Downs Syndrome daughter, “…if she dies as a result of her surgery the pain will be over for all of us, we thought.”
David and Mercedes Rizzo share their experience at Mass with their autistic daughter, made possible thanks to My Picture Missal.
In recognition of World Down Syndrome Day, Leticia Velasquez offers ways to acknowledge, advocate for and learn about babies with Down Syndrome.
A terminal illness in her newborn son opens wide a mom's heart to the truth of God's love for us and the inestimable value of every human being.
Words speak to our subconscious. They can pierce the soul. They can illuminate the conscience. Words can either destroy or create. That is why it is very important for all of us to
Do we help those around us overcome the attitude we hear from society that babies are not welcome in our lives?
If Leticia Velasquez could give her daughter a gift for Christmas to really make her happy, it would be a friend like Charlotte.
New contributor Jeannie Ewing joins us today and challenges us to look at our own assumptions and prejudices -- what we believe and value in this life.
A beautiful book will educate your children and warm your heart, showing the true potential of every child, including those with Down Syndrome.