Girl and service dog in super hero outfits

Caring for a dependent with special needs is no small feat. If you find yourself needing more assistance as you raise your special needs child and are wondering if there are other resources and means of caretaking assistance, you’re not alone. Many families are benefitting from the addition of a service animal to their home;…

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Special needs parent giving daughter a piggyback ride

If you’re a parent of a special needs child, you’re likely accustomed to receiving unhelpful platitudes about your medical, lifestyle, and child-rearing choices. Like many, you’ve probably been given unsolicited advice, asked offensive (albeit naive) questions, and offered unhelpful judgment by well-meaning friends, family members, and even strangers. If you find yourself frustrated or saddened…

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One of the struggles of parenting, regardless of a child’s ability, is nutrition. If your child eats orally, one of your concerns during meal time may be expanding their horizons to include new, healthy foods in their diet. While they may push the food you prepare around their plates now, don’t fear; there is still…

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