Category Archives: Parent Relations

Reassess a Father with Gentle Eyes

Reassess a Father with Gentle Eyes

There were times I thought he was just too crabby. Not having a good outlook, too negative, refusing to see the good that can be within a family with significant special needs. There was a time when I took this all personally, a little snappiness here, a little snarky comment there….I would push back, defensive,…Continue Reading

Turning Off the Blue Light for Alex Spourdalakis

Turning Off the Blue Light for Alex Spourdalakis

In recent years the diagnosis of autism has skyrocketed.  Children range from mildly effected with some stimming, sensory over load and issues in the area of speech and communication.  This level earned the name pervasive developmental disorder, kind of a mild touch of autism if you will. There is a middle ground, and then there…Continue Reading

Special Mom’s on Mother’s Day

Special Mom’s on Mother’s Day

They love unconditionally, they encourage, support and guide us through life and are always there to pick us up when we fall, or to wipe away tears when that boy or girl breaks our hearts for the first time.  Mothers of children with special needs and all moms are inspirational; they are fighters, they are…Continue Reading