I held his hand as the anesthesiologist put a small mask over his mouth and nose, and I watched him fall asleep. I squeezed his shoulder and kissed his cheek as his eyes lost focus and gently closed. After four days of GI, my oldest son, Jack, was “under” for his colonoscopy and endoscopy.
As I mentioned in this recent post, giving time to your special needs child’s siblings each day is important. But what happens when emergency strikes? How do you balance time with each of your children when a hospitalization or medical emergency comes into play?
Join the North Suburban YMCA and Exceptional Lives for a special Pilot Training Session. Parents and professionals will join YMCA staff to learn more about Exceptional Lives’ free, easy-to-use Guides and Resource Directory, as well as how to connect to resources in their local area. Thursday, May 4 (7:00-8:30pm)
February 26, 2017 — 12-4pm Hosted by the autism nonprofit organization, Autism Sprinter, this movie-themed dance formal invites those with autism and their families for an afternoon of fun. This event is a formal gathering for all ages.
Jane Hannafin, MS, OTR/L, RYT is the director of Skills for Life, a program of the Ivy Street School. In this post, she shares her thoughts on the pressing need for more in-home therapy options for young adults with disabilities and their families.
Sunday, January 15 (2-4pm) “One of the core values Brandeis holds is inclusivity; the idea that citizenship confers a responsibility to look out for the less fortunate and help those in need. I’m incredibly proud to see my alma mater holding true to that by ensuring events like this are accessible for the disability community.” […]
Holiday gatherings can sometimes bring negative opinions, but you can overcome this to make your holidays merry and bright!
When it comes to money, the everyday expenses for people with disabilities can be overwhelming for both the mind and wallet. Fortunately, those at CouponChief have created a resource for people with disabilities that helps them find special offers and discounts in their area. Their approach to these types of discounts is: “‘As with our […]