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5 Things I Need as Mom of a Child With a Disability

By Vanna Winters Some nights my tears hit the pillow before my head. The exhaustive effort I put into each day to simply keep my head above water never feels adequate. The demands of parenting a child with a disability can be unremitting. From the moment my child was diagnosed five years ago, I’ve felt like I

Supporting vs. Enabling

How to tell what's helping and what's not when a child has emotional or learning challenges By Julia Johnson Attaway Why do parents spoon-feed babies, but expect healthy fourth graders to feed themselves? Because babies aren’t able to do the task alone, but older kids can. One of the basic ways we distinguish support