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Life is constantly changing. Every decision we make affects the course of your life and hopefully we learn from them. Mistakes are inevitable but necessary . 872 more words

7 Ways My Children Make Me a Better Human

Having a child who is differently-abled can be challenging and can test your limits, and your confidence, as a parent.   When my son was diagnosed with Autism in 2012 and then my daughter with ADHD in 2018, one of the immediate thoughts I had was if this was somehow my fault; if through some mistake during my pregnancy, I had caused my children to labeled with these conditions for life.  1,545 more words

Feels like

Monday 22nd October

Feels like yesterday

Seems like forever

You went to heaven

No longer together

Every single morning

You’re not there

And I can see… 53 more words


The kind of love that changes things

By Tessa Joseph

My adopted son is 4 years old. We know he has challenges, but we don’t yet have a diagnosis. I’m learning to look beyond his difficulties to see the unique, talented little boy that he really is. 30 more words


Be Open

This week I attended the 20th Stetson Law Conference for Special Needs. I don’t practice law and I’m not an attorney, but a LOT of this material was relevant to me as both a Financial Planner and, more importantly (to me) as a parent. 451 more words


IEP, 504, ETR - OH MY!

In 2001 when we first learned that Katie had autism, I was anything but an advocate.  What I knew about autism was ignorantly based on the movie Rainman.  1,086 more words


Mills, canals and creatures: holiday drawing event

Mills, canals and creatures

Friday 2nd November

Cromford Wharf, Mill Lane, Cromford, DE4 3RQ

Sessions: 10.30 – 12.30 and 1.30 – 3.30

Meet: classroom at Cromford Wharf (opposite the Wharf Café) 263 more words

Family Activity