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Perception

“She’s retarded!” The word slipped out and hung in the air like a banner between us, dancing with flashing lights and big pointy arrows. There was no clawing it back through the shocked silence which followed. Such an ugly word,… Read More

Five Things You Should NEVER Say to a Mother of a Special Needs Child!

I know the comments you are about to see are well-meaning, but quite frankly, they’re patronising, and insensitive, at best. We mothers of special needs kids get sick of hearing them. We don’t want you to treat us… Read More