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10 Ways to be an Advocate for Your Special Needs Child

There are many things to consider when you have a child with special needs. Whether it is known as soon as they are born, or any delays become apparent as they grow older it can be a huge learning curve. The processes of helping your child can be overwhelming, isolating, and frustrating. Depending on the […]

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Vaccines Did Not Cause My Daughter’s Autism

I would be lying if I said, before becoming a mother, I never feared having a child with Autism or any other developmental delay. I knew no matter what I would love my child, but I did not know how I could handle raising a child with special needs. As my child was born, I […]

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Our Autism Diagnosis Story

Three weeks ago, my three and a half year old daughter, Gwenie, was diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder. She is a bright, intelligent yet non-verbal, active and happy little girl. When did we start suspecting? When Gwenie was just shy of two years old she hadn’t really started talking. She would say a couple random […]

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Wishing I Could Hear “I Love You”

Before I became a mother, I had this perfect little ideal of my children. My children will be so easy, well-behaved, mellow. They’d listen to me when I asked them to do something. They’d clean up after themselves, they’d sleep like little angels every night. Of course, there’s always this bring-you-back-to-reality kind of moment and […]

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