Written By: Green Crunchy Mother “And if those children are unresponsive, maybe you can’t teach them yet, but you can love them. And if you love them today, maybe you can teach them tomorrow.” ― Jeffrey R. Holland As a special needs mum, this famous quote by Jeffrey R. Holland has so much meaning to… Read More What to do When Plan B is Required
Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother The truth is, I’ve been struggling a lot lately. It’s not a topic that many of us special needs parents wish to discuss with anyone, especially at a party. It’s not a pretty subject and I’ve discovered that it makes many people feel uncomfortable. I am generally not very… Read More The Isolation I feel as Special Needs Parent
Written By: The Green Crunchy Mother Our middle son was almost eight years old when he was diagnosed with high functioning autism. Since he was a baby, we have lived with constant meltdowns and temper tantrums. Since a very young age, he would scream and cry for hours at a time and was not consolable.… Read More What is a Meltdown Anyway?
Written by: The Green Crunchy Mother We have learned to adapt our daily routines according to the needs of Xavier and Liam. They both have been diagnosed with Sensory Integration Disorder. Xavier’s diagnosis was given by a psychologist. Liam received his diagnosis by an Occupational Therapist. What is Sensory Integration Disorder? Sensory Integration Disorder: It… Read More A Typical day: Living With Sensory Integration Disorder