We all want to keep our children safe and secure and help them to be happy and healthy. Preventing injuries and harm is not very different for children with disabilities compared to children without disabilities. However, finding the right information and learning about the kinds of risks children might face at different ages is often […]
Last Thursday found me picking my way through the tangle of a College Street intersection in an effort to find the Chelsea Hotel, a mission that had me squinting at what signs there were in the gathering gloom.
Brennen was born full-term, two days before his due date, in Sacramento, California. It was a normal pregnancy and delivery, although I replay it constantly in my mind, trying to recall if there was something I’d missed.
Before I had children, I remember people saying that kids need to come with a manual. In my own journey with three children—two of whom have been diagnosed with Tourette’s syndrome “plus”—I would change that to the following: