Letting Go – Allowing Your Child to Be Independent – Accepting That They May Fail:

Letting Go – Allowing Your Child to Be Independent – Accepting That They May Fail:
Cynthia Carr Falardeau

Cynthia Carr Falardeau

Cynthia Carr Falardeau is the parent of Wyatt, a child with special needs, who is amazing. Wyatt has a limb difference. He has been diagnosed with Autism and Apraxia. Wyatt has developmental delays that include speech, sensory integration, and appropriate socialization. Ms. Falardeau will tell you that she is a mom who is always in “the trenches.” She is constantly advocating for her son. Ms. Falardeau’s passion is being Wyatt’s parent, a role she shares with her husband, Jim in Vero Beach, Florida. Ms. Falardeau is the Executive Director of the Education Foundation of Indian River County and serves on several community and state-wide boards. She is a graduate of Albion College. Ms. Falardeau enjoys encouraging other special needs families through her writing and public speaking. Her work has been published by CNN, Scripps Newspapers, Parenting Special Needs and Florida Parenting Today. Her prayer is for parents, family members, teachers and community members to realize that everyone is special, different and capable of contributing to this world. “Sometime the smallest gifts make the greatest impact. We just have to open our hearts and minds to the limitless possibilities.”

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