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Special Needs Turmoil? Be Still and Know True Rest

Holy Week is here, and as much as guest blogger Rebekah Benimoff hoped to write about a Lenten spirit, life as the parent of a teen with special needs got in the way. So today she’s here to share the cry of her mother’s heart and desire to know the true rest we have in Christ who died for us and rose again. Knowing Rest Tonight I need a pouring out, and a flood of pouring in. There have been... read more

A Break for Weary Special Needs Parents

Guest blogger Liz Mathies is the parent of three kids ages 7, 5, and 1. She knows what it means to be weary, and today she offers ideas about how parents of kids with special needs can get a break now and then. A Break for Weary Special Needs Parents You’re a caregiver of a child with special needs, and there are days that seem endless. Endless being defined as it feels as if there is no end to the day.... read more

Dream Team Tuesday Link Share

  Thunderstorms, grass turning green overnight, daffodils in bloom, and Easter week. Spring’s not one bit shy about sharing her loveliness, and you shouldn’t be, either. If you’re a special needs blogger, join the Dream Team Tuesday link share by adding the link to one of your special needs parenting, ministry, resource, or education blog posts. Or add something you read that you... read more

6 Easter Survival Tips for Kids with Special Needs

The Easter Bunny will soon be hopping down the bunny trail. The holiday is meant to be a fun and exciting time for kids, but the excitement can turn into over-stimulation and meltdowns for many with special needs. However with foresight and planning, parents can make Easter a happy time for all their kids. Special Needs Blogger, Stephanie Bruno Dowling Dowling is an early intervention speech therapist who... read more

Ten Healthy Teeth Tips for Kids with Special Needs

Maintaining good dental health can be a challenge for kids with special needs and their parents. Different Dream has addressed the topic occasionally. (Dental Care for Kids with Special Needs and Pediatric Dental Surgery, Part One and Part Two) But finding useful information on the subject is a challenge, too. Julie Relevant, a freelance health reporter, tackled the subject in a post at FoxNews.com. 10... read more
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