Let me preface this by stating that we are a success story. I have come to realize that things happen for a reason and sometimes, by luck and chance, you stumble upon something or someone who can offer you help. Not when you are looking but when you desperately need it, even when you don’t know it yet. You never realize how fortunate you truly are in the routine that is your everyday life because nothing extraordinary happens. I know that I may never win the lottery outright but both my husband and I feel that we are so very lucky to live in the state of Virginia and have the support of Moms In Motion. (more…)
You might wonder how the iPad can be considered assistive technology for those with disabilities. Happily, app creators from all over continue to make communication more accessible and cost-effective for persons with developmental and speech disabilities, making the iPad a comfortable visual and aural medium for them. (more…)
Any parent and caretaker of a child or children with disabilities would say that caring for them is, first and foremost, a labor of love. But that doesn’t mean that the emotional, psychological, and physical strains don’t happen. And if other children—with or without disabilities—are involved, the strains are that much greater. Always, there is the tension on relationships between spouses, siblings, parents and children, or all of those. Love or not, sometimes special families just need some time apart. (more…)
From Generation Rescue:
TACA is Talk About Curing Autism are a group of families that help support families that choose to treat autism biomedically through diet, supplements, and other biomedical treatments.
There are grants for getting started on this type of treatment. Or sign up to be a TACA Mentor.
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Your community-based approvals have been interrupted (you are still eligible, no screening required) and need to be restarted – an immediate visit with your Service Facilitator upon discharge is highly recommended. Please keep us notified.