Dec 4, 2009
In a recent blog post, you met Joan Cebeli, who is a special needs coach and the mother of a special needs son.
Joan Cebeli’s Blog: The Special Needs Parent
She frequently posts excellent, practical parenting tips on her blog, The Special Needs Parent. One of her recent posts, 18 Ways to Calm Your Child with Special Needs, could be a life saver...
Dec 2, 2009
The holidays are supposed to be a time to relax and enjoy your family. But if you are the parent of a special needs child, the expectations of the season can become a time of great stress.
Meet Joan Celebi
Recently, a Twitter update mentioned a teleseminar for special needs parents with special needs coach Joan Celebi. After downloading and listening...
Nov 4, 2009
In Part 1 of this series, you met Julie Papievis, a woman who miraculously survived a near fatal brain stem injury. In that post she shared five positive ways her injury and recovery changed her. In Part 2 of the series, she shared seven valuable tips about how parents can support their brain-injured (or special needs) child.
In Part 3, the final...
Nov 2, 2009
In the first post in this series, you read about Julie Papievis, a woman who survived and recovered from a severe brain stem injury. In that post, Julie shared five positive ways the accident changed her. In this one, she gives advice to parents of children with brain injuries. I think it applies to a broader audience. See what you...
Oct 30, 2009
Julie Papievis was a dynamo before the car accident that changed her life. Now, more than a decade after her brain stem was so badly damaged the EMTs were sure she would die, she’s a dynamo again. In the months and years between her injury and recovery, which was remarkable but not total, she struggled with depression and grief for the woman she...