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Supporting Someone Whose Child Has Received a Special Needs Diagnosis

Supporting Someone Whose Child Has Received a Special Needs Diagnosis
Hearing your friend or a family member has received the unexpected news their child has arrived with a medical diagnosis can feel overwhelming. Read what our friends and family did right and how you can help.

September Simplicity

September Simplicity
 September gives me some of the same feelings as January. It offers a calm after the rush of the summer months, where we are offered the space to position ourselves for a successful season ahead.  The early weeks of the month bring up the same opportunities for preparation and self-reflection that are so familiar in the New Year. 

How to Share a Special Needs Diagnosis with Friends and Family

How to Share a Special Needs Diagnosis with Friends and Family

Sharing the news with friends and family that our daughter was born with Down Syndrome was a task that filled me with anxiety. In the beginning, I just wasn’t ready to talk about it.  I needed time to get my mind right and understand our new reality.

If you’re currently navigating how to share your child’s special needs diagnosis with friends and family, here are a few things to consider before you begin sharing the news.