How Do You Keep Your Towel Fresh
“A towel, [The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy] says, is about the most massively useful thing an interstellar hitchhiker can have. Partly it has great practical value. You can wrap … Continue reading
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
Back to School IEP Advice
As we enter August, many of our readers are bracing for IEP season, as well as the challenges of sending our children back to school. Throughout this month, MSNN will … Continue reading
A Life Not How I Imagined
I sat there, numb, as the speech pathologist began explaining the different types of feeding tube buttons available. She continued to talk about bolus feedings, decompression tubes, and a number of other … Continue reading
Adequate? At Best!
You have to hand it to Tricare. They tell you right up front what you’re entitled to as a military family member. The word “adequate” is frequently used to describe … Continue reading
Food Allergies and 504 Planning
A 504 plan lays out the management of accommodations or modifications for a child in elementary or a secondary school so that they can participate safely and equally along side their … Continue reading
We Have Food Allergies: Can We Still Eat Out?
Imagine having a child with a life-threatening allergy and being too afraid of the possibility of an anaphylactic reaction to attempt the “simple” act of having a meal at a restaurant. … Continue reading
Our Introduction to Food Allergy Awareness
When my Lilly was 10 months old I let her take a bite from a power bar that I was eating. That single small bite changed our lives. She broke … Continue reading