May 28, 2013
Many of the parents who visit DifferentDream.com are raising young children. Maybe you’re one of them. A deep desire of my heart, as the parent of an adult child who had special needs when he was young, is to give you encouragement and a vision of life for your children when they become adults.
Meet George Will, Special Needs Dad
George Will is...
Apr 29, 2013
Can children and adults with disabilites be contributing members of society? Ellen Stumbo addresses that question in today’s guest post.
Let’s Be Realistic
Are people with disabilities contributing members of society? Let’s be realistic, depending on their disability, they might need life-long care and someone to provide for all...
Apr 19, 2013
A little encouragement goes a long way for parents of kids with special needs. Eliana Tardio, parent of two children with Down syndrome, knows this well. So in a recent post at Babble, she created a slide show of inspirational quotes to encourage parents.
Here are a few of the quotes featured in the slide show:
To find what you...
Apr 8, 2013
In the special needs world, a fine line exists between providing the necessary stimulation to maximize potential and overparenting our kids. Eliana Tardio, one of the soundest and most practical special needs bloggers around, addresses the issue in one of her posts. Eliana is the mom of two children with Down syndrome. She works for the Florida State...
Mar 29, 2013
Goal setting can be a balancing act for parents of kids with special needs and educators who work with them. How do we set goals that challenge our children to reach their full potential and be realistic at the same time? Eliana Tardio offers excellent advice in an post at www.Mamiverse.com.
What Tardio Knows about Setting Realistic Goals