What Does It Really Take To Accept A Child With Special...

“What screws us up the most in life is the picture in our head of how it’s supposed to be” Last week I got an opportunity to meet two...

Biology Doesn’t Make You A Mother, Love Does : Meet The...

"When it is all finished, you will discover it was never random" I must admit that I got a little stunned reading these rather simple but profound lines....

Are You Really The ‘Blessed’ Special Needs Parent?

Being  a special needs mother isn't the best thing in the world as propagated by many but it's not the worst either. It's somewhere in the middle! Like...

Assumptions: The Reason We Fail Our Special Needs Children

The year was 1836, when a brave and curious girl named Elizabeth Blackwell challenged thousands of years of belief that women were not as smart as men. In...

Some Gems For Special Needs Parents From Andrew Solomon

When I first heard his talk, (Andrew Solomon Ted Talk) I was puzzled about how could someone reach out to my heart so effortlessly. The more I heard...

Special Needs Parents: Are You Taking Your Marriage For Granted?

Close your eyes and go back in time. Picture your first few meetings with your spouse, the awkward eye contact, the skipping of the heart beat, the uninhibited...

A Letter To My ‘Special’ Daughter, With Love!

I had always thought of writing letters to my daughter, long before she was even born. So madly in love I was with this ‘image’ of having a...

Special Needs Parents: 6 Practical Ways To Stop Worrying And Start...

  I am not an expert on 'worrying', but I am a mother and that definitely establishes my expertise on 'Addiction Of Worry!' We all can say or do...

The Power Of Creative Play With #HotWheels

"Children learn as they play. Most importantly, in play children learn how to learn." - O. FRED DONALDSON Creativity is the freest form of self-expression. A child’s creativity fosters mental...

Why Making Home Videos Is A Good Idea For Special Needs

  I believe if a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is definitely much more than that. A video not only indulges you, it immerses you. Conventionally a...

Teaching School Subjects Through Personal Books For Special Needs

The RTE or 'right to education act' has given our children an access to schools and in the last few decades, many mainstream schools have started accepting children...

9 Quick Tips For Creating Personal Books For Children With Special...

Let me start with a quote that I have straight away lifted from Natalie Hale of special reads. I love this quote, and this pretty much sums up...