Planning for Your Child with Special Needs' Future

Planning for Your Child with Special Needs’ Future

  Planning for your child with special needs’ future is easier when you plan ahead. That is why I have partnered with ABLEnow® to share how an ABLEnow account lets you save money without jeopardizing your child’s eligibility for disability benefits.  And, to tell you it makes the perfect holiday gift for a child with … Read more

The importance of inclusive playgrounds and why they're good for communities

The Benefits of Inclusive Playgrounds

This post was sponsored by Landscape Structures as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. Playing should be accessible for children of all abilities and that is why inclusive playgrounds are so important not only for kids with different abilities but for communities as well. … Read more

Adopt A Dog It Might Just Change Your Life: It Changed Ours

Disclosure: This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #PedigreeGives #CollectiveBias October is adopt a dog month and it’s a great opportunity to visit a local shelter and change the life not only of a dog that needs a home but also change your life and the lives … Read more

10 Articles & Studies Supporting Bilingualism in Children with Disabilities

It’s a common misconception that for children with cognitive or developmental disabilities learning two or more languages can further negatively affect their language development.  This belief is even shared by many physicians, therapists and special education teachers who regularly advice parents of children with disabilities to speak to them only in English. This advice goes … Read more

Swimming with dolphins in Key Largo

Dolphin Assisted Therapy: Our Experience

DOLPHINS AS HEALERS “During a positive experience joy eclipses illness.” The sun glistened on the water as if a child had sprinkled glitter on it.  It would be a hot day but a hint of the early morning cool breeze still lingered in the air.  A very faint smell of fresh fish and sea enveloped … Read more