The Winning Lottery Ticket

Rachel Turiel Special Needs

And yet, tonight, in the ER, I squeeze back a few tears, tears that feel like that mix of gratitude and fear that’s been stalking me since I gave birth seven years ago.

Holding On

Lisa Wilson Special Needs

In the early days of August, at the end of my fifth month of pregnancy, my baby was brought into this world weighing just over a pound.


Lisa Wilson Special Needs

My son is a fighter. He has fought for almost everything he can do.

Autism, Motherhood And First Rejections

Katie Read Special Needs

And then our child is born autistic, and here in front of us is that level of aloneness we have worked our whole lives not to feel. And to love them as deeply as we do, we have to accept our total separation.