Back to School = Back to Advocacy for Parents of Kids with Special Needs

Back to School = Back to Advocacy for Parents of Kids with Special Needs

For parents and caregivers of kids with special needs, a return to school can be fraught with emotions. It also means a new round of advocating for their child to get the support they need, in an often over taxed school system.  Here are some tips to help you get your child the support they need.

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You Don't Need to Struggle Alone

You Don't Need to Struggle Alone

As parents, we often hold back from sharing when we are struggling or feeling overwhelmed. But guess what? You aren’t alone. By opening up, you can tap into the amazing support from other parents who have been where you are and have great insights to share.

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How to Advocate for Your Child With Special Needs

How to Advocate for Your Child With Special Needs

Raising a child with special needs takes patience, love, hard work and a lot of advocacy. When your child is young you are their voice, and as they grow up you become your child’s megaphone. Here are some tips to help you advocate for your child (so you can avoid banging your head against a wall).

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The Unspoken Realities of Raising a Child with Special Needs

The Unspoken Realities of Raising a Child with Special Needs

Raising a child with special needs can be exhausting, challenging, isolating and rewarding. But how many people, truly understand the realities of this journey? To help them understand, we must first be honest with ourselves, and others, on what we are going through and the support we need.

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