Establishing a Positive Family Plan

As the New Year begins, we may find that our children are a little out-of-sorts. Typical daily activities such as transitions to and from school, family meals, and chores or homework may be


Proud Moments: I Couldn’t Be Prouder of Wyatt!

This article starts a new column entitled Proud Moments. Proud Moments are any time that you have been extremely proud of your child with special needs. Read on to share in pride & joy of everyday accomplishments


The Guaranteed Back-to-School Question

One question that is guaranteed to be asked of your child sometime during the first few weeks of school is , “What did you do this summer?” Parents and caregivers would cringe if they overheard


Dances with Horses

I balked this morning when the director of my son’s theraputic horseback riding program asked me to walk beside a horse ridden by a child with a disability, It’s not that horses scare me, they don’t. It’s just that I was afraid I couldn’t


Swim Team Social Success

Swimming is a solitary exercise when done on your own. As part of a swim team, however, kids are swimming in lanes with other kids for