One of the first things you learn as a “special needs parent” is that other families who have traveled this path ahead of you are your best sources of wisdom and support. Once you stop reeling from shock, get your bearings and figure out a thing or two, then you get to pay it forward.
Wonder Moms is a project by three moms to share real talk, helpful information, and practical advice with parents of kids who have intellectual disabilities, Down syndrome, autism, language and speech delays, deafness, chronic illness, and traumatic brain injury.
Our children have different diagnoses and different challenges, but like a recent book and movie noted, they are wonders. They amaze us every day. We don’t pretend to have all the answers, but among our three families, there aren’t many issues we haven’t faced!