Santa Claus is a traditional figure during the festive season. But some special needs kids might not understand what he stands for. It's OK to say No Santa!

Santa Claus and Special Needs Kids

Santa is an age old tradition, celebrating the selfless giving that we characterize with Christmas.  While many people dislike Santa receiving credit for their tireless pursuit of the perfect toys, others find Santa offers an opportunity to teach about the joy of giving. I’ve always found myself wavering between these two camps each year, but…

My future wish for my special needs twins is to be safe, healthy and happy. And it is my life's work to make sure that this wish comes true!

A Future Wish for my Special Needs Twins

I have special needs twins. And I have no idea what the future holds for them. Before they were diagnosed, I had high hopes of them being astronauts, lawyers, musicians, actors or doctors. They may still becomes these things, but luckily they have been relieved of this pressure. Because now we take each day at…

Activities for special needs kids take a lot of planning. Calming activities such as going to the beach or the forest are often most successful.

Awesome Activities for Special Needs Kids

Activities for special needs kids often take a bit more planning. If you’re a special needs parent, you’ll know that getting your child out the door can be like planning a military operation. It took us a long time to find out what worked for our family. But with planning and preparation, there are many…