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While We Wait...

There are times in life when we have a dream, vision or even a promise that we are waiting for God to fulfill in our lives. 453 more words


Being Present for Every Last Time

I just read a poem that somebody posted on Facebook. It was sent from a mother-in-law to a friend that just had her third baby. (Still feeling a little touchy about that.) The bottom line was that: as hard as parenting is, we need to cherish every moment while our children are young. 1,774 more words


Missing girl with special needs is found alive and well, but investigation continues

CONEY ISLAND, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A missing person story has a positive outcome, even though the story itself is not yet over.

Nashaly Perez, 15, had been missing since Monday afternoon, but she’s now reunited with her family.   459 more words


Attorney for Avonte and Nashaly Perez speaks about new NYC security measures in schools

BROOKLYN (PIX11) — Attorney David Perecman can’t believe that after almost a year to date he is representing another family with a similar complaint to Avonte Oquendo’s. 178 more words


Day 13 - The Second Worst Nightmare Come True

On August 28th, my wife lost her job. 24 hours later, I lost mine. This blog is a continuation of the day-by-day chronicling of our emotional journey back to employment. 658 more words

Life Stories

Reimagining Autism: Living Beyond ...

Andrew, my twelve year old son, has big dreams! Although diagnosed with low vision due to albinism at two months and then diagnosed with autism at two years, he plans for his future just like anyone else his age.   1,155 more words


Do I Smell Like Vomit?

It’s sometimes difficult having conversations with a husband whose job it is to deal with special needs kids at a privately funded residential institution on a daily basis. 704 more words