Military Special Needs Network

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The Price of Progress

My son is in the throes of a cycle of mania. This isn’t atypical for us, in fact, we were expecting it. The holidays, you see, take my son over … Continue reading

November 2, 2015 · Leave a comment

Let Me Not Die While I Am Still Alive

Today is the day that my 18-year marriage to my husband has come to an end.  As I recollect our countless memories, military deployments, and PCS moves, while gazing into … Continue reading

October 13, 2015 · Leave a comment

Proposed Fees for ER Visits?

Babies cannot tell time. They don’t know that they aren’t supposed to get ear infections after hours, or during peak call times. They don’t know that their scary fever cannot … Continue reading

April 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

I’ve Got Your Disability Awareness Right Here

March is Developmental Disability Awareness Month. As if, for one moment, we forget that there is disability in our lives… Except sometimes, I do forget that my sons are different … Continue reading

March 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

It’s All About that Peen, ’bout that Peen, It’s Trouble

What did you do to cause your kid’s autism, down syndrome, cleft lip, ADHD, (insert disability of your choice HERE)? What “scientific” breakthrough and subsequent report has placed the blame … Continue reading

January 9, 2015 · Leave a comment

Happy Food Allergy Friendly Halloween!

It’s the time of year that use to make my anxiety rise as a food allergy mama. The time of year when our little ones can dress as anything they … Continue reading

October 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

Anti-bullying Resources

It’s all too common among children in general, and the special needs population in specific: bullying. One of the scariest things, to me, about my child with special needs is … Continue reading

October 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

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