Posts tagged " therapy "

The crappiest part of having a non-verbal child

February 23rd, 2017 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories I hate it when people are shocked to learn that Daniel is 6 years old. I hate it that I have to speak for him when strangers ask him questions like “Oh, what’s your name?” I hate it that he can’t whisper what he wants into Santa’s ear… Read more »

Belgium says stop trying to “fix” your special-needs child

July 8th, 2016 Posted by Misc No Comment yet

by Whitney Barthel posted in Mom Stories There is one thing that is true of almost every special-needs parent I have encountered: we all have a tremendous amount of guilt. We feel guilty for skipping therapy, for getting frustrated, and for basically doing anything that isn’t spending time to help our special child overcome whatever… Read more »