Enjoy some Special Needs Christmas Carols, tweaked to reflect our holiday experience.
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
Language and Learning Disabilities
Sensory Integration Dysfunction
A message for those who look but don’t see. | By Kristina Smith Blizzard
In the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, the mother of a child with special needs tries to keep things in perspective. | By Sharon Dufrene
A sports writer salutes his MVP. | By Mark Dewar
The things we take for granted. | By Amy Krause
For some kids, "trying and seeing" is like tightrope walking without a net. | By Stephanie Mullins
Celebrating the little and big things kids bring. | By Chrystal Ziliotto
A poem about children with hidden disabilities. | By Kathy Winters
A mother's challenge. | By Dee O'Neill
A great read for parents of older Eastern European adoptees and their children. | By Nancy Dynes
A mother's reaction to child abuse in the Archdiocese of Boston.
A mom of 18 tells all. | By Mary-Jo Jackson
Adoption books for kids. | By Mary Robertson
Excerpt from Eating with Your Anorexic: How My Child Recovered Through Family-Based Treatment and Yours Can Too by Laura Collins
Excerpt from Cross Cultural Adoption: How To Answer Questions from Family, Friends & Community by Amy Coughlin and Caryn Abramowitz
Excerpt from FBI Girl by Maura Conlon-McIvor
An excerpt from The Post-Adoption Blues: Overcoming the Unforeseen Challenges of Adoption by Karen J. Foli, Ph.D., and John R. Thompson, M.D.
Excerpt from Not Even Wrong: Adventures in Autism by Paul Collins
Excerpts from Love, Jean: Inspiration for Families Living With Dysfunction of Sensory Integration by A. Jean Ayres, Philip Erwin and Zoe Mailloux
Excerpt from Little People: Learning to See the World Through My Daughter's Eyes by Dan Kennedy
[Can't read that fast? Go to Love Notes for Special Parents for the full text of these inspirational notes, written and designed by Terri Mauro]