Having your child go from fully dependent to independent is a massive step for any parent but especially for those parents with a child with a disability! Independence in regard to disability is defined as having control and choice over one’s decisions, their life, and their environment. Independence for people ….
Bullying is defined as any unwanted aggressive behavior among school aged children. Adults can also be exposed to workplace bullying! Bullying usually involves a real or perceived power trip! This means that the person bullying usually like to stand over the person they are bullying to make themselves feel better ….
For a parent of a child with special needs, it can be frustrating and rewarding when teaching or be training their child to learn new things! Most tasks, especially for Autistic children or children with Developmental Delay, need to be broken down into smaller tasks or steps so that each ….
Has your child been newly diagnosed? Do you have no idea what to do? Or where to start? I have devised a list that will help you to accept and deal with your child’s diagnosis. My son was diagnosed with Optic Never Hypoplasia, Cerebral Palsy, Autism, Developmental Delay, Hypopituitarism, and ….
For Coleby’s 9th Birthday this year, he got tickets to the Wiggles and to Disney On Ice: Frozen. Today it was Wiggles time! He was so excited! So this was a massive step for us both… I used to stay home a lot. Never went anywhere with Coleby. If I ….
I have devised a list of things about being a parent with a special needs child that I wish that everyone knew and understood. # 1 Please don’t judge me! The hardest part of being a parent is being judged by another parent who thinks they are better than you ….