Apraxia would have destroyed me

I often think about what would have happened had it been me who had apraxia, dyspraxia, SPD, dysarthria, and a learning disability when I was young.  It’s pointless I know, but I was/am a perfectionist.  That’s not a good thing.  I learned early I was really good at spelling, reading and writing, but math I…

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Anxiety and PTSD. What you don’t know about special needs parenting.

Can everyone agree parenting is stressful? I’m sure we all can.  I read something the other day though that perfectly described my life. “If parenting can feel like a roller coaster of anxiety, than special needs parenting is a whole carnival.”  I’ve also read that PTSD is common among parents of kids with special needs….

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Blue Man Group’s reputation for kids with special needs

We went to Vegas for Spring Break, and we took the the kids to see the Blue Man Group.  I had heard great things about the show in my parent support groups, so I thought it would be the perfect show for my kids. Ashlynn has a formal dx of SPD, and my son, well,…

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