Being a Special Needs Mom is Lonely

Sometimes I'm sad. Angry. Frustrated. Alone. It took me about four years to say the words. "I am a mom to a special needs child." I didn't believe it--which shocked me. I feel like I'm usually self aware. Occasionally my conversations with some friends go like this where I start off with, "Oh man. S1 … Continue reading Being a Special Needs Mom is Lonely

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“Oh, so he’s hyper?”

Think of the first few words or phrases you think of when you hear ADHD... Ok, go! Awesome, did you think any of these? Hyper In-your-face Can't sit still Talks too much Just calm down! Ritalin "Bad" at school Those are fairly stereotypical. What about any of these? Co-morbid diagnoses Over-stimulated Racing thoughts Sensory disorders Intelligent … Continue reading “Oh, so he’s hyper?”