Adaptations: Thriving with Special Needs

Being a mom of special needs has taught me to see the world differently. Part of loving my child means celebrating where they are right now, instead of getting lost in other people’s expectations. This means not giving up, and changing the way we approach things. I want to share a bit about what this means for our lives, and I will include an example of how to adapt a common children’s toy.

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Surviving Toddler Meltdown Mode

For those of you who are new here, my name is Sharon. I have twin girls that are nearing the “dreaded” 2 year mark. You could say that our days are full of a tantrum or two…or twenty. Add in the fact that both of my daughters have delayed communication skills, then add a spinkle…

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Sensory Play Items for 1-2 years

“Sensory Play” is a very common term nowadays. We used to just call it PLAY, but with the rise of technology, we now have to specify. ALL kids, not just those with special needs, benefit from play that engages all of their senses. This post is about our most used items that promote the good…

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