How the COVID-19 lockdown was great for our special needs family

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  I have to say that when it all began in March I couldn’t imagine that I would be saying that the COVID-19 lockdown was great for our special needs family. By the time it was finally implemented here in Canada, Read More …

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Master the Holidays- Special Needs Family Tips.

  The holidays are all about traditions. They are the umbilical cord linking us to past and future generations.They are a safety blanket providing comfort and familiarity to the celebrations. Each one holds a special place in our hearts and Read More …

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5 Steps to Empowered Special Needs Parenting

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Very few things will ever change your life as profoundly as having a child with special needs. Nothing prepares you for it because everything you ever imagined about parenting becomes useless.   When my oldest son was diagnosed with autism, Read More …

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Autism in Africans

Crying Black woman

  I can still remember the man’s exact words: “how can I tell them, they wouldn’t understand”. They, were his brother and family members living elsewhere in Canada. What he couldn’t tell them was that his son had autism. I Read More …

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An autism meltdown in an airplane leads to a surprising result.

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  Just a couple more weeks and it will be Summer! If you are planning a trip and are worried about travelling with your child with special needs, remember that things aren’t always as bad as we imagine. Whatever situation Read More …

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