Self-care tips for parents of special needs children

Written by Jay Holland Published on https://www.christianparenting.org/articles/self-care-tips-for-parents-of-special-needs-children/ One weekend in the spring of 2014, my five-year-old son spiked a little fever. By Monday, that fever had jumped to 105 degrees, and he could barely breathe.  My wife took him to the ER assuming we were going to get some medication to help with pneumonia. Instead, … Continue reading Self-care tips for parents of special needs children

Struggling in Marriage With a Child Who Has Special Needs

By Troy Griepentrog Photo by August de Richelieu from Pexels Lots of couples can’t cope with the stress of having a child with special needs and they eventually divorce. Here’s some guidance on how to make a marriage strong enough to last. Brian and Treshia were in their early 40s when they discovered they were … Continue reading Struggling in Marriage With a Child Who Has Special Needs

Encouraging Children With Special Needs While They’re Away From School By Joannie DeBrito, Ph.D., LCSW, LMFT

For those of you with children with special needs, here are some tips that may help your children hold on to the recent gains they’ve made in school and in therapy sessions, while they’re learning at home. Addie’s Story My friend Addie has a son diagnosed with autism. I watched as she spent months working … Continue reading Encouraging Children With Special Needs While They’re Away From School By Joannie DeBrito, Ph.D., LCSW, LMFT