Community Wisdom Archive
One of the issues that comes across my feeds everywhere on social media is about how hard it is asking for help. I’ve been a part of the isolating world of special needs parenting for over a
Curiosity doesn't always accompany scorn. If we can just remember that and maybe drop our guard a little, just a very very little, we may find ourselves receiving unexpected gifts, and not the kind you can necessarily
Imagine it. No one silenced, no one dismissed as ableist or privileged or entitled without being truly heard. No one would be called out for the way they made their argument, for the tone they used or
Handle with Care: Our marriage (Or what I’ve learned about our relationship over the past 11 years while parenting a medically involved child in short, non-rhyming verse) In the beginning. My hair was short. Yours was long.
I used to get very frustrated with people who would say “God must think you’re special…” because I am a parent of kids with what we call “special needs” – or perhaps “above average needs”. When people
In her position as the assistant manager of a local bookstore, my wife Julie is often called upon to help customers with very specific and detailed requests. A few days ago, she was helping a special education
Schuyler lost a friend recently. I don’t need to say much about this friend. I’ll simply say that I blame myself entirely; I should have seen it coming, and I didn’t, and most of all I opened