About Dawn

Dawn Villarreal is President of One Place for Special Needs, a national disability resource that lets you find local and online resources, events and even other families in your neighborhood plus thousands of articles, visual supports, social stories and more.

Posts by Dawn

Holiday dinners with your special needs child

Nothing is more nerve wracking than sitting down for the family dinner. Here are some tips to guide you through family meals....

Surviving the holidays: Dealing with relatives

Are you a family with special needs trying to be that perfect "Norman Rockwell" family during holiday get-togethers? Enjoy the holidays in your own way and at your own pace. Here are some tips....