Tag Archives: special needs

An oldie, but a goodie

Today I’m over here, with a short essay I wrote a few years ago. It feels as true today as it did then, perhaps even more-so after Avery’s surgery. I hope it rings true for you, too. Thanks, Louise!

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Think of it as a bookmark in my life

Disclaimer:  This is a very disorganized post about reading, learning to teach reading, Avery, potty training, excellent books, synchronicity, and some especially sweet moments I don’t want to forget.  Here we go! Several months ago I received an email from … Continue reading

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It’s Buddy Walk Time!

Thousands of people are walking together this month to raise awareness, build community, and provide support to children and families living with Down syndrome. To find a Buddy Walk near you, go here. And if you can’t make it to … Continue reading

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A new online resource

Flourish Network is a brand-new online community for parents of kids with special needs. It’s free, and if you sign up this month, you can win one of 10 signed copies of Road Map to Holand. I especially like the … Continue reading

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