Episode 19: Getting Through the Holidays

Episode 19: Getting Through the Holidays Welcome to episode #19 of Special Needs Kids are People Too! The Holidays can be a very difficult time for Special Needs Families, and one of the big reasons The Holidays can be so difficult is: traditions. Holiday Traditions are made up by a democracy of the dead. They are not designed to meet the needs of the people in your home today. The were designed for an earlier time. Join me as we discuss ideas for “Marie Kondo-ing” your Holiday Traditions! Listen Here: Show Notes: Profiles in Personhood submission page I hope you enjoyed listening to today’s episodeRead More →

Episode 17: The Importance of Perspective Welcome to episode #17 of Special Needs Kids are People Too! Often the perspectives of Autistic individuals (or individuals with other types of diagnoses) are not taken into consideration because their perspective is not well known. This time of year there are many holidays that expose us to a perspective that also may not be well known to us. With Thanksgiving being last week, Hanukkah being this week, and Christmas coming in a few weeks, I thought it was a great opportunity to have a conversation about the importance of continuing to participate in the great adventure of learningRead More →