Author Posts: Orange Socks

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.

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.

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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.

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5 Parent Blogs to Follow

5 Parent Blogs to Follow

Nothing is more powerful than feeling validated, heard, and understood. A parent who has walked the same or similar path as you can be your greatest most treasured resource. We have five parent blogs who are walking the disability path and sharing their journey. They all have created a great place for parents and others to learn and create a sense of belonging.

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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...

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Sock Talk: Go Shout Love

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...

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