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Inclusive Education: A Guide for Parents

Two months remain in this school year, so it’s time to start thinking about the best placement for kids with special needs. Guest blogger Katie Barkley of the CLC Network serves up some inclusion food for thought in today’s post. Even if you don’t live in the vicinity of the CLC Network schools, her advice may give you some ideas to pursue where you do live. Inclusive Education: A Guide... read more

Coping with a Newborn and Siblings with Special Needs

Okay readers, it’s time to give new guest blogger Sarah Gray a hearty hey-ho Different Dream welcome. She’s the latest blogger to join the Different Dream family, and she’s here to talk about how to cope with a newborn and a child with special needs. Coping with a Newborn and Child with Special Needs Learning how to cope when baby number two comes along can be a stressful time in a... read more

4 Ways to Prevent Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder in Children

Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in children. That’s a concept many adults want to deny. We don’t want to live in a world where children, much less infants, develop PTSD. The bad news is that they can. But there’s also good news: resources and techniques exist to keep childhood trauma from developing into full-blown PTSD. In a final post of my Friendship Circle series about PTSD in children,... read more

Dream Team Tuesday…No Fooling!

It’s Tuesday, it’s April Fools Day, and it’s time for the second Dream Team link share. Celebrate the holiday with the Different Dream gang by adding your special needs parenting, ministry, or resource link following the steps below. No... read more

How to Inspire Families of Kids with Special Needs?

Guest blogger Kimberly Drew is inspired by the stories of families raising kids with special needs. But she’s not so sure what to do when people say her family inspires them. In today’s guest post she shares her thoughts about how she’s learning to handle the situation. Inspiration I just started a new women’s Bible study written by Jennifer Rothschild called Walking by Faith: Lessons... read more
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