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Tzvi Schectman
BY Tzvi Schectman

Special Needs Support on Twitter: 10 people to follow

Twitter is a website, owned and operated by Twitter Inc., which offers a social networking and microblogging service, enabling its users to send and read other users’ messages called tweets. Tweets are text-based posts of up to 140 characters displayed on the user’s profile page. —Wikipedia

750 Tweets a second, 70 Million Tweets per day, 1.9 billion tweets per month. Thats a whole lot of chirping!
Among the many tweeters (or twitterers) there are many (twits) who share their own stories of raising children with special needs and offer support and help for anyone on twitter. Here are a list of ten who caught our eye.

Suggestions of more people we should follow? Please let us know in the comments.  And of course you can always follow Friendship Circle on Twitter @FCMichigan

The Coffee Klatch  @TheCoffeeKlatch
A virtual cup of coffee with parents of special needs children. Our goal is to offer support, information, education and inspiration to the parents given the life unexpected, the life with a special needs child.

Ellen Seidman@LoveThatMax
Ellen Seidman writes Love That Max, an award-winning blog about bringing up a kid with special needs who kicks butt.

Shannon Ramiro @bluestreak23
Shannon Ramiro is a mom to 3, Special Education Advocate and Coach to parents of kids with special needs, soccer player, life long learner, jewelry hobbyist and corporate refugee

Dani G@TheRealDaniG
A sassy mother warrior from Los Angeles raising a sweet little girl with autism in the midwest.

Stuart Duncan@autismFather
My name is Stuart Duncan, my son is Autistic. This is his story, from a father’s point of view.

Amalia Starr@AutismMomExpert
Mother, Autism Motivational Speaker, Independent Living Coach, and Author of Raising Brandon.

Kevin Mulligan@specialparents is going to revolutionize the way parents and caregivers of special needs children connect.

Occupational therapist, Physical therapist, child development specialist

Exceptional Family T@EFamilyTV
eFamilyTV is the first weekly web reality series about families raising children with special needs, along with being a window for others to see into this world

Janis Marie@sneakpeekatme
Sneak Peek at Me {and my not so typical family} — An insider’s look at raising a child with special medical needs.

Friendship Circle is also on Twitter!

Friendship Circle@FCMichigan
provides assistance and support to families of individuals with special needs. Teen volunteers are paired up with a buddy and participate at 15 weekly programs.

Bassie Shemtov@BassieShemtov
Founder and Director of Friendship Circle in Michigan. Serving families who have children with special needs with Teen volunteers.

Recovery Rabbi

Rabbi Yisrael Pinson. Serving the Jewish Recovery Community without a french accent. Taller than I look on my avatar. Stand-up comedian?

Tzvi Schectman@TzviSchectman
Rabbi Tzvi Schectman, Friendship Circle Family Coordinator  Keeping an eye on the latest and greatest in the tech world.

Tzvi Schectman

Written on October 28, 2010 by:

Tzvi Schectman is the Family Coordinator for the Friendship Circle of Michigan and the Editor of the the Friendship Circle Blog. You can connect with Tzvi on LinkedIn and Google+

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