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Why Parents Love Sign Language for Kids with Special Needs

Sign language for kids with special needs enables our family to communicate effectively, and has been a staple in our lives for over 10 years.

Alethea Mshar
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How My Special Needs Child Taught Me to Make Friends and Influence People

This is why everyone loves my son. He disrupts their sense of normalcy in all the good ways. My non-verbal special needs child makes friends everywhere.

Jamie Sumner
family caregivers

RAISE Family Caregivers Act: Hope for Burned Out Family Caregivers?

Will the RAISE Family Caregivers Act provide much-needed hope and help for burned out family caregivers of children with special needs?

Alethea Mshar
Parents of Children with Special Needs

Parents of Children with Special Needs: We Need Mentors Too

Parents of children with special needs require more than medical training - they need trusted and wise friends to calm them down and boost their spirits.

Jamie Sumner
moving with special needs

Moving With Special Needs – Part 2: Doctors

Moving with special needs? Choosing the right school is one thing. Finding the right pediatrician and medical specialists takes special care and planning.

Alethea Mshar
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How Parenting a Child with Special Needs Makes You a Lifelong Learner

As mom to a child with special needs, I'm also a teacher, writer, nurse, chef, physical therapist, psychologist and shaper of one very special kid’s future.

Jamie Sumner
special needs family

4 Ways to Break the Ice with A Special Needs Family

How do you go about talking to a special needs family? Here's how you can meet us in the middle when you see us out with our kids.

Alethea Mshar
special needs parent

Why No, I’m Not Actually A Saint, Said the Special Needs Parent

Does being a special needs parent make me a saint? You might be surprised that I’m just getting by, pretty much like everyone else.

Alethea Mshar
Preparing for a Child's Surgery

Your Child with Special Needs: Preparing for a Child’s Surgery

Preparing for a child's surgery? I thought I was prepared for my son to have surgery, but when the day arrived I was beside myself.

Alethea Mshar
tube feeding

Recorded Webinar: The Complete Nurse’s Guide to Tube Feeding

Watch this recorded webinar - Addresses formula administration, feeding tube site care, troubleshooting complications, & identifying signs of malnutrition.

Danny Nguyen
Pediatric Tube Feeding Guide
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