Gina St. Aubin
Gina St. Aubin is a former Victim’s Advocate who now advocates for those with intellectual and physical challenges. Her eldest son is diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Sensory Processing Disorder, Electrical Status Epilepticus during Sleep / Landau-Kleffner Syndrome (a rare epileptic disorder causing verbal aphasia) and Developmental Delays. In June, 2012, her son also underwent a successful hemispherectomy. Gina is the editor, author and owner of Special Happens, serves as a member of the Board of Directors for the SPD Foundation, and resides in Colorado where she is a mother of 3, wife, blogger, writer and special needs advocate. You can reach Gina through various Special Happens connections on Facebook and Twitter, or email her directly.
Gina St. Aubin
Gina St. Aubin
Gina St. Aubin
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Things to Do on the Upcoming School Winter Breaks – Including the Firefighters Museum in Denver

Things to Do on the Upcoming School Winter Breaks – Including the Firefighters Museum in Denver

Brought to you by the Denver Firefighters Museum I feel fairly confident when I say, “We survived Thanksgiving”. We survived because we had some things scheduled. Some weren’t so much fun (like a minor surgery). Others had to do with preparing for hosting Thanksgiving at our home (a little trick I learned about hosting for…Continue Reading

Being Aware of Epilepsy

We’re 6 days into my purple lights and I can’t help but think of all that’s going on in the world.  I wonder if the purple is lost somewhere… if people make the connection of purple representing epilepsy; if anyone is even thinking about epilepsy.  About awareness.  I wonder if people realize that their neighbor,…Continue Reading

Hershey’s Halloween for Some Special Kids

Hershey’s Halloween for Some Special Kids

Hershey’s (you know, the chocolate people) sent me some chocolate… a bunch of chocolate.  Why?  Well, of course to have me indulge in chocolate… and give me the compliments of a Hershey’s Halloween to do with what I please and post it here.  So, this is what I did. After a numerous taste tests by…Continue Reading

Yoga For Children with Special Needs

Yoga For Children with Special Needs

  That graphic says it all, but in case you want more… I was fortunate to receive a complimentary copy of the DVD, Yoga for Children with Special Needs, presented by Rachel Hunter and Future Horizons, Inc.  While I was thrilled, I also had a voice inside telling me… what are you thinking!?!?!  J has…Continue Reading

Weight Loss is Not a Race

Weight Loss is Not a Race

The following post is sponsored by Nutrisystem. It’s easy to look at yourself every day and think about all that you haven’t accomplished.  Whether the evening is your measuring time, reflecting on that day’s “to do” list, or the morning, when you consider where you’re going and how you’re going to get there… we tend…Continue Reading