Sock Talk: All About The Special Olympics

In this episode, we dive into the history surrounding the formation of the Special Olympics. We interview Rebecca Ralston, who is the director of the Young Athletes Program of The International Special Olympics.

Sock Talk: A Doll Like Me with Amy Jandrisevits

Amy Jandrisevits created A Doll Like Me, so kids with physical differences could love and cherish their very own doll that looked exactly like them. She personally makes each doll by hand, and to date she has raised more than $225,000 to help off set the financial burden for those who could not otherwise afford a doll.

Candace

Candace comes from a big family; 11 children to be exact. The youngest child was born with Down syndrome. Candace shares her special relationship with Angelita and how she has impacted her family and life for good.

August 2020 Newsletter

A couple years ago I had the opportunity to do an interview with Stephanie and Andy. Their story was both heartbreaking and inspiring. In the interview, they share their profound experience of having a child with a terminal diagnosis of anencephaly. Similar to...

Sock Talk: Go Shout Love

In this episode, Gerald talks with Josh Veach, the co-director for Go Shout Love. A cause-driven for-profit  business that raises funds and awareness for families on unique medical journeys.  Go Shout Love The formation of Go Shout Love Go Should Love...

Find Hope

There are others out there who know exactly how you feel.

Every four and a half minutes a child is born or diagnosed with a condition parents never dreamed would be their reality. If this is you, you’re in the right place. You’re not alone.

Stories

Sometimes the best therapy is knowing that someone else has been through it. Watch parent and sibling stories.

Local & National Resources

Browse resources submitted by loved ones facing similar diagnoses. Or if you have a resource, submit it online!

9 Children’s About People with Disabilities

9 Children’s About People with Disabilities

Below is a list of 9 children’s books that highlights different types of disabilities. They are a perfect avenue to show your child with a disability that they are truly special and that there are others who look and act like they do. These books are also great teaching tools for friends, classmates, and siblings of someone with a disability.

Estate Planning

Estate Planning

One of the most difficulties in having a child with a disability is the fear of the unknown. One of the most common fears is, “What will happen to my child when I die?” Having a plan will help ease your fears and can help make sure your child is taken care of long after you have passed.

Talking to Your Kids About Differences

Talking to Your Kids About Differences

Most of a child’s learning and development will occur in the walls of our homes. It is important to teach our children about differences while they are young. Research has shown that by teaching children about differences, it allows them to process differences and develop appropriate and accurate views about people who have differences.

What will you do with your one wild and precious life?

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