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Category Archives: Special Needs Parenting Challenges

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

May 14, 2014 · Leave a comment

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

May 13, 2014 · 3 Comments

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

May 12, 2014 · 19 Comments

Military Spouses: Making our Community Better

Military Spouse Appreciation Day is Friday, May 9, 2014. Military Special Needs Network will be running a variety of blogs, graphics, statuses, and facts all about the crazy, incredible, never … Continue reading

May 6, 2014 · Leave a comment

What’s His Behavior Communicating Now?

Well, another month and another opportunity for Ted to receive the Good Behavior Award at school. And so, another month and another time for Ted to snatch defeat right out … Continue reading

May 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

A Sister’s A-Ha Moment

When we first learned that our youngest son had ADHD, ODD, sensory processing disorder (he is a seeker!), and several other things we knew we would hit road blocks. We … Continue reading

April 24, 2014 · 2 Comments

An Ode to the Military Child

Being a Military Child is a tough gig. It seems that once you get the hang of things, everything changes. Whether it be moving every three years to saying goodbye … Continue reading

April 22, 2014 · Leave a comment