Special Needs Parenting

Welcome to Holland - by Emily Perl Kingsley

Introduction by Carey Nelson Handley:

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Carrying it Well - by Carey Nelson Handley

There’s an old saying, “Just because I carry it well doesn’t mean the load isn’t heavy.” This is very true...

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On Planning - by Carey Nelson Handley

I had it all planned. I was going to be a lawyer, marry at 24 and have my first of...

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My First Depression - by Carey Nelson Handley

I remember the day we were told our daughter would never drive, would never live alone, would never reach many...

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On Inspiring Others - by Carey Nelson Handley

It was always my hope that my words and the story of my journey of Special Needs parenting would inspire others.

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On Comparisons - by Carey Nelson Handley

I distinctly remember bringing my then three year old daughter to my friend’s house for a visit even thought it...

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Keeping Records

None of us go into parenthood thinking that our child may have Special Needs.

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When Your Child with Special Needs Doesn’t Look Like Special Needs - by Carey Nelson Handley

I have a friend whose daughter has Down Syndrome.

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Katy canine goes to school - Chron

It feels like show and tell at The Parish School in west Houston.

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Where to Get Your Child Tested

When you have a child with Special Needs, there will be many types of testing that you will encounter along...

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On Being Normal, by Carey Handley

Last week, for the second time in my daughter’s 24 years, she asked me why she couldn’t be Normal.

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Planning to Get Away - by Carey Nelson Handley

I have a friend who is always inviting me to visit her in her town about three hours from mine.

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Interpreting Signs by Carey Nelson Handley

Every parent learns to recognize sign in our children’s behavior, health and other components of their everyday life.

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What Now? - by Carey Nelson Handley

Children are born and, through the years, we give them the best foundation to help them navigate adulthood once they...

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I’m Not in Denial, by Carey Nelson Handley

I remember a conversation with someone who overheard a teacher talking to an acquaintance about my child.

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The Bullied and the Bystanders - by Carey Nelson Handley

There are few of us who can say they’ve never been bullied.

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How Do You Know When Your Child Needs Help? – by Carey Nelson Handley

I remember taking our four-month old daughter to an appointment with her pediatrician.

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Keeping Our Kids Safe - by Carey Nelson Handley

All parents who are truly committed to their children’s safety teach them basic skills to help them navigate the world...

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Birthday Parties and Babysitters - by Carey Nelson Handley

When our daughter was young, we had marvelous birthday parties for her.

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How to Plan for the Future - by Carey Nelson Handley

When you’re a parent of a child with Special Needs, sometimes getting through the day-to-day challenges your family faces takes...

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Why I Introduce My Child This Way - by Carey Nelson Handley

When I know I’ll be introducing my daughter at networking meetings, to clients or others, I always include that she...

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It’s All Fun and Games (until it’s not) by Carey Nelson Handley

Today, I drove by the elementary school my daughter attended for a few short years.

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Special Needs Resources (published article) by Carey Nelson Handley

When you first hear your child has "Special Needs", your world changes.

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Trae tha Truth's newly opened Katy ice cream shop employs special needs 'heroes' by Claire Goodman

The employees, called “heroes,” greet customers with an enthusiastic, “Howdy,” and serve up small-batch, homemade frozen treats.

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