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.

Mind The Gap

Alexis Wolfe Special Needs

In our family, being the eldest brother doesn’t always mean meeting your milestones first and sometimes a younger sibling has to step up.

Finding Shelter

Anne Penniston Grunsted Special Needs

I felt like Valerie and I were all alone, stranded with our precious flower, unsure of how best to help our son but determined to protect him no matter what.

Sam Lassos The Moon

Tina Donvito Special Needs

I want him to fulfill what he is capable of, just like any parent—but I admit there is a part of me that worries he will fall through the cracks of this loud world.


Kristina Dooley Special Needs

One of the many challenges of Type 1 diabetes is that its effects can vary person by person.