Tag Archives: Parenting

12 Classic Special-Needs Parenting Moments from ABC’s “Speechless”

Speechless, a sitcom about a teen with cerebral palsy, his parents, and his siblings, has among many other good things given moms and dads of kids with disabilities a weekly dose of "Yep, I've been th...

A Dad’s Advice on Dealing with Comments from Strangers

I go out in public to restaurants and other places with my kids and often hear people making rude comments like, “Why can’t that kid keep quiet?” or “Why can’t that guy keep his kid quiet?...

Does Dad Need to Show Up for Every Doctor’s Appointment?

Who takes the children to doctor’s appointments? This is a conversation all parents have, whether or not they have a kid with special needs. It really is a universal issue, but often with a child w...