Robert Rummel-Hudson Archive
The challenging aspects of being the parent of a special needs kid aren’t always the things you don’t know, although believe me when I say those are bad ones, like “stay up late and start drinking early”
In sitting down this week to write a post about the challenges and rewards of special needs parenting, I must confess, I’m struggling. Not because I’m feeling overwhelmed, but because I’m not. I have nothing to report.
I’m in Vermont this week, speaking at the Vermont Family Network conference in Burlington. I’m thrilled to be here, and I’ve been looking forward to this for a while now. Today I watched orioles outside the window,
Here’s a complicated (and probably loaded) question: What’s the most challenging part of being a special needs parent? First of all, let’s recognize an obvious fact. Every special needs family has unique challenges. We don’t necessarily share
Taking Schuyler to SXSWedu and SXSW Interactive for the panel on which I participated, Autism APPtitude: Using Apps to Target Skills, turned out to be an incredibly positive experience. I was easily the dumbest person on the
Ask Schuyler what she wants to do for a living when she grows up, and her answers reveal her own ambiguity on the subject. “I want to be a teacher,” she says, before changing her mind. “No,
By now, this idea is perhaps something you might expect to read in the Journal of Duh, but it’s true that the language we use when we discuss disability can present some incredibly delicate challenges. As parents