Special Needs Parenting Archive

Broken Ballerina

During my first pregnancy, I dreamed of having a little girl. In my imagination, she wore a pink tutu and a sparkling smile. She was always dancing. “It doesn’t matter if it’s a boy or a girl…”

Handling a Mass Meltdown

  Editor’s note: Today, we continue our two part series with another wonderful excerpt from Faith, Family, and Children with Special Needs by David Rizzo. David’s book is a fantastic resource for any family blessed with a child with

His 100%

It is a mother’s fear, a mother’s concern; that my son Paul is three and does not speak.  He’s social. He smiles. He says some things. He dumps oatmeal on his head if I’m not vigilant.  He