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Creed of an Autism Mom

This is my creed, as the parent of a child with autism. I’ll just tell you now–I already know a lot of ASD parents would disagree with me on some of these, but this is what is meaningful in my experience. 395 more words


a dark place

Jack can be difficult on school mornings.  He’s not a morning person to start with, and add to that the rushed pace and tight timeline that is The Race to School and you get a delicate situation.   947 more words

Angelmans Syndrome

ENGAGE Conference

“For where two or three are gathered together in My name, I am there among them.”

Matthew 18:20

To have been blessed with the call to lead a ministry for such a special group of people as those with special needs is incredible in and of itself, but to have the opportunity to join in one accord for a day of worship and encouragement with those who share your vision is something extraordinary.  

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Special Gifts Ministry

Autism and Other Conditions on the Rise in Our Children

Have you noticed that there seems to be a greater number of children with special needs? A few years ago, we had quite a large number with a ratio of maybe two or three in a class of 25; now, classes seem to have equal numbers of children with autism and other challenges. 311 more words


Love you

Sunday 26th April

Having come to visit you today and standing by your grave, it is so difficult to say goodbye and walk away. It’s as if we are turning our backs on you, and carrying on as normal, without you. 162 more words


Special in Every Way

It was in my daughter’s 1st grade school year that we were thrust into the world of Special Education services. IEP, IDEA, LRE, OHI, and LEA are just a few of the acronyms that were introduced to our vocabulary that year. 491 more words