Community Wisdom Archive
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
It's easy to get lost in the world in which we live. It's so easy to forget how quickly things can change. It's not hard to miss how what seems like a quirk of development, an unusual
What to say this morning, in the aftermath of Schuyler’s IEP meeting last Friday? It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. I thought it might be a bad one going in, actually,
I can remember the first time the Internet became part of my life as a special needs parent. The afternoon that Schuyler was finally diagnosed with polymicrogyria, her neurologist warned us. “I know when you get home,