An Interview with a Parent Navigating Two Generations of Autism

If you missed last month’s post in this series, you can click here, or join me for a short recap: • An Interview with a parent navigating Two Generations of Autism, Michelle Christiansen. So, what’s like living with two generations of Autism? Um… it’s not easy, that’s for sure. But it’s our life. Slowly, gradually, we’ve adjusted and it seems like we’re constantly adjusting, but [...]

Shelby Dawn, A Face of Domestic Violence

Statics and facts about domestic violence tells us there is an issue, but when you put a face with facts, look into the eyes of a victim, then the true meaning of domestic violence comes to light.  On October 20, 2012 around 6:30 am beautiful and talented 20 year old Shelby Dawson “Dawn” Harmon allegedly became a fatal static at the hands of her boyfriend.  Rodney [...]

By | 2013-10-22T09:00:12+00:00 October 22nd, 2013|Categories: Interviews|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Meningioma Brain Tumor Survivor, Author and Founder Meningioma Mommas, Liz Holzemer

We know our bodies better than anyone and are our own best advocates. This is especially true for women who wear so many hats and put themselves on the backburner. We need to change our thinking and give ourselves permission to put ourselves at the top of our never ending “TO DO” lists. That’s not being selfish; it’s ensuring we’re taking care of ourselves. Otherwise, [...]

The Epilepsy Network – An Interview with Founder, Tiffany Kairos

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month.  As part of spreading awareness, please enjoy this interview from a pioneer in Epilepsy Awareness, founder of The Epilepsy Network, Tiffany Kairos.   Hello Tiffany.   Thank you so much for taking the time to open up to Special Happens readers during such an important month for the Epilepsy Community.  First, would you please share a little bit about who [...]

By | 2012-11-13T07:00:10+00:00 November 13th, 2012|Categories: Epilepsy, Interviews, Medical / Therapies|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

A Parent's Interview of Anne Moore Burnett, Author of "Step Ahead of Autism"

A few days ago, I told you about a new book by Anne Moore Burnett, 'Step Ahead of Autism' .  I was so intrigued by Anne's writing that I asked her if she would be willing to answer a few questions that I had...and thought all of you might have as well.  I do hope you take the time to read this interview.  Anne's answers are very [...]

By | 2012-03-23T09:00:05+00:00 March 23rd, 2012|Categories: Inspiration / Laughter, Interviews|Tags: , |2 Comments

Living Power Life Coaching – An Interview with Laurie Wallin

What do you think the biggest issue is facing parents of children with special needs? That question’s the topic of my upcoming book! As a parent of multiple children with special needs, I’d read everything I could get my hands on to get help to raise them well. But rarely do those resources address our own grief, hurt and emotional struggles as the parents. So [...]

By | 2011-12-21T01:49:09+00:00 December 21st, 2011|Categories: Interviews, Medical / Therapies|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Asperger's In Pink by Julie Clark – Interview and Giveaway

What about Aspies? Oh what? You don’t think I can talk about that end of the Autism Spectrum? Well, I have a good idea of the variation of Asperger’s manifestations, I have a darn good idea when this diagnosis ‘label’ applies to someone I just met. But it’s the eye, the experience, the way in which I’m enmeshed in our community, our research, our cause. [...]

By | 2011-10-04T02:59:15+00:00 October 4th, 2011|Categories: Autism / Asperger’s, Giveaways, Interviews|Tags: , |8 Comments