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Category Archives: Disability Awareness Month

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

Twice Exceptional

And now for the other side of the ADHD coin: the “twice exceptional” population. This is a group of individuals who may have ADHD, learning disabilities such as dyslexia, and … Continue reading

March 27, 2014 · 2 Comments

A Look Inside Our Pediatric Feeding Disorder

March is Developmental Disabilities Month. MSNN will be highlighting a different developmental disability each blog post this month in an effort to educate, inspire and connect our families. If you would like … Continue reading

March 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Epilepsy

March is Developmental Disabilities Month. MSNN will be highlighting a different developmental disability each blog post this month in an effort to educate, inspire and connect our families. If you would like … Continue reading

March 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Mixed Receptive-Expressive Language Disorder

March is Developmental Disabilities Month. MSNN will be highlighting a different developmental disability each blog post this month in an effort to educate, inspire and connect our families. If you … Continue reading

March 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

Down Syndrome – Surpassing Expectations

October is Down Syndrome Awareness Month and I wanted to share stories of those who have gone above and beyond what society in general may believe awaits for adults with … Continue reading

October 21, 2013 · Leave a comment

Guest Blog: Arthritis….Not Just An Old Person’s Disease

Michael-Logan Jordan, age 14 and a Marine Corps military dependent, was diagnosed with Juvenile Rheumatoid Arthritis at age 3.  Because of his disabilities, he suffers with a lot of pain, … Continue reading

October 18, 2013 · Leave a comment