16 Quotes Every Special Needs Parent Should Read And Share!

  Words have the power to change us. To make us feel strong and give us strength when we need it most. These quotes will not only make you...

Sex Ed And Your Child With Special Needs: A Practical Guide...

“We brought you from the hospital!” this was the answer one of my ex-colleague gave to her then 4 year old son, when he asked  “where did he...

Special Needs Parents Here Is Your Answer To ‘What After I...

  While cleaning a cupboard, I came across an old piece of news in the paper where a pilot father and an air-hostess mother died within a year of...

A Letter To My ‘Special’ Daughter, With Love!

I had always thought of writing letters to my daughter, long before she was even born. So madly in love I was with this ‘image’ of having a...

Why Do We Want To Send Our Special Needs Children To...

I have been asked this question many times. Sometimes by people who were well meaning  and, a lot of times by those who were not. People have asked...

Is ‘INCLUSION’ Really The Answer For Children With Special Needs?

A dear friend and a fellow parent of a daughter  with Down syndrome always refers to ‘Inclusion’ as a ‘double-edged sword,’ explaining how in absence of good inclusion...

10 Great Movies To Watch With Your Special Needs Children

Who doesn't like movies? Movies make us forget the troubles and help us indulge into the dreamland, where there are picturesque castles, flying animals, and talking birds! Oh how...

Should Mothers Of Special Needs Children Work? The Eternal Dilemma Of...

Do you work? This question has become the second most important question asked after how are you? Or what’s your name? And if one thinks that this is...

Special Needs Parents: 6 Practical Ways To Stop Worrying And Start...

  I am not an expert on 'worrying', but I am a mother and that definitely establishes my expertise on 'Addiction Of Worry!' We all can say or do...

9 Activities To Improve Speech In Children With Down Syndrome

Communication and speech remain one of the most delayed milestone for children with Down Syndrome. The desire to communicate and being understood by others is inherent in all...

Siblings Of Children With Special Needs: The Unspoken!

A lot of times the sibling relationship between a 'typical' and a 'special needs' child is perceived and presumed to be all hunky-dory. And just like a mother is...

5 Most Common Guilt Trips Of Special Needs Parents

Brooding over Guilt is most parents’ favourite past time, more so if they are a special needs parent. From blaming themselves for inflicting the disability in some way...