Get Your Child’s Eyes Checked

Getting your child’s eyes checked is so important.  In this video I not only share why it’s important but some stories of the impact not having your child’s eyes checked can have on their learning. While you may think this is an obvious tip, the...

Advocating feels like you’re in a Star Wars game.

Advocating can feel like a scene from a Star Wars movie. This morning I spent some time with my teenager reconnecting as he attempted to “school me” on how to play the Lego Star Wars Xbox game. We had so much fun as he laughed. He got a kick out of how inept I was at...

Is it really misbehaviour?

Are you confused by your child’s misbehaviour? No matter the diagnosis, this insight is critical to understanding your child. This morning I had no idea what I was going to be inspired to write about.  In fact this started out as a private post in my Facebook...

What type of advocate are you?

There are many challenges related to parenting a child with special needs.  Advocating for your child at school is one of them. Your child will spend a great number of years in the education system.  Where I live, a student with a disability can enter school at 4 and...

6 Easy Steps to Beat Overwhelm

It’s no secret that parenting a child with special needs can be very overwhelming, even downright stressful depending on the day.  There are so many more things that you have to consider about each and every day that the average parent doesn’t have to deal...