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Ellen Seidman
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Someone to walk beside him
Max has a stroller a therapist once gave to him that's for kids with disabilities. He's too big for it, but still loves pushing it around, empty. I've struggled with this  as it's not doing his image any favors and yet, it's an activity he loves. This weeke...

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The Special Needs Blogger Weekend Link-up has returned
What to do if you're new here This is a place to share a recent favorite post you've written, or read. Scroll all the way down to the bottom of this post. Where it says "Your name"  put the name of the  blog followed by the title of the  post   you want to ...

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Dear world: It isn't that hard to include my child with special needs
Last fall, the temple we belong to started a recreational youth program. I signed up Sabrina. I emailed about Max, unsure what kind of answer I'd receive. You can never, ever just sign up your child with special needs for a so-called typical youth program. ...

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Top 10 things to know about cerebral palsy: the video
What I most wish people knew about cerebral palsy: that people who have it also have plenty of abilities. Every person has strengths and talents, and the same goes for people with CP. One of Zach Anner's superpowers: his sense of humor, as the comedian, boo...

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Adorable stuff about our children: What's on your swoon list?
The other day, my friend Cindy asked what Ben is up to that's especially cute. Oh, just a million things: The way he toddles when he walks, says "goguh" for yogurt, sleeps with his butt in the air and his ankles crossed, sticks a finger in his mouth and sta...

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What happened when Max attended Night to Shine, a prom for teens and adults with disability.

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He got to go to a prom: Thank you, Night to Shine
This weekend, Max went to his first prom:  Night to Shine , sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation. He was in good company—75,000 guests attended proms held in 50 states and 11 countries, staffed by 150,000 volunteers and hosted by 375 churches. (Our event w...

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The Special Needs Blogger Weekend Link-up: the time is now
What to do if you're new here This is a place to share a recent favorite post you've written, or read. Scroll all the way down to the bottom of this post. Where it says "Your name"  put the name of the  blog followed by the title of the  post   you want to ...

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That time my baby brother came to my basketball game
This guest post is by Sabrina. I only had to pay her $5.  One of the best advantages of having a baby brother is that you get all the attention. I've been begging my mom to take him to a game and it happened yesterday! During the basketball game, a lot of p...

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Hey, #specialneeds  parents, let's educate Betsy DeVos about why it's so important that our children receive the free and appropriate public education guarantee by IDEA. This post has ways to reach her.
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