Tom and I started our journey together at the age of 16, we have been together for 42 years. Like most young couples we wanted children and thought they would come according to our plan, on our time schedule. We had Maria first, she is now 35, we adopted Alison 5 years later and then had Thomas a year after… Read More
Behind every child with special needs is a very special family – and a very special story. Read about some of the families in our Network who are not only empowering their own children – but who are helping to shed light on some of the unique challenges of raising a child with special needs through the sharing of their personal stories.
Autism Acceptance: The Crucial String By Liane Kupferberg Carter My husband and I had grown increasingly uneasy about our second child Mickey. Though a warm, engaging baby, he showed no interest in playing Peekaboo, How Big is the Baby or waving bye-bye. At monthly visits, the pediatrician assured us all was well. But by 18 months, Mickey had only three… Read More