Guest Post: Sonali Zoracki: Siblings of Children with Special Needs Have Special Needs Too

Parents often have to devote a lot of time to meeting the needs of their child with special needs and sometimes, the needs of siblings are either put on the back burner or go unnoticed. Siblings may have a difficult time coping and may have different and conflicting feelings like worry, jealousy, anger, resentment, embarrassment, Read More

Working With An Early Intervention Special Instructor

Is your child working with an Early Intervention Special Instructor (or other therapist)?  Want to learn how to maximize your relationship with that person to benefit your child? Take a look at my article for Mommybites: “Working With An Early Intervention Special Instructor” An Early Intervention Special Instructor (SI) is a teacher who specializes in Read More

Tips for Preserving a Relationship While Raising a Child with Special Needs

Raising a child with special needs?  Take a look at my tips for preserving the relationship with your spouse.  Tips for Preserving a Relationship While Raising a Child with Special Needs Search around this terrific site for other informative articles!

Having Your Young Child Evaluated Through Early Intervention

Check out my article for Mommybites on “Having Your Young Child Evaluated Through Early Intervention.” When a child has special needs, parents and family members should be involved from the start of intervention. This begins with the evaluation process. I encourage families to consider the initial evaluation as an opportunity to learn more about their Read More

Education Supports Parents of Children with Special Needs

  Raising children brings with it joy and hope, concern and trepidation.  As they say, there is no handbook for being a parent.  Raising a child with special needs can compound the worries and leave a parent feeling unsure of their footing.  And while I believe strongly that every family benefits from education, I know how Read More