Parenting a child with special needs calls parents to give of themselves to an extent that other parents could never imagine. Yet it’s not without great joy. It’s a challenge parents rise to, their love overflowing to fill in the gaps, to counter each child’s losses. Still, the unknowns are difficult. Very often, parents of children with special needs have to write their own parenting playbook as they go along, wondering, What's next? What do I do now? If you have a child with special needs, we hope you find encouragement in the thoughts and insights from other parents that are shared here....
Only You Can Be You, by Nathan and Sally Clarkson for ages 2+
Who Do You See When You Look at Me? for ages 4+
A Party to Remember, by Tim Tebow for ages 4+
I Am Potential - a family friendly movie for all ages
No Such Thing As Can't, by Lisa Sexton and Tyler Sexton, M.D.
Dancing With Max, by Emily Colson
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