Don’t Speak on Kids with Special Needs Unless You KNOW

The IGNORANCE I Have Seen is Infuriating A few days ago, it was reported that a 5 year old special needs student attacked a teacher and she had to be taken to the hospital with a concussion. I have friends that work in SPED and I have a child with special needs. I have beenContinue reading “Don’t Speak on Kids with Special Needs Unless You KNOW”

Another Altercation with My Daughter

Dealing with your own mental illness while keeping yourself in check during an assault by your own child is something that is very hard to do, especially when you have a history of violence and are filled with rage.

Why the Feelings of Parents with Disabled Children Should be Considered

On Twitter (I should just leave Twitter), I have seen a lot of disdain towards parents who state their feelings. As a mother to a child with disabilities, I have watched in horror as it has been said by advocates that “we don’t care about what the parents feel, just the child”. When you sayContinue reading “Why the Feelings of Parents with Disabled Children Should be Considered”

What I Learned from the “Disabled” People on Twitter

BEFORE anyone gets mad at my usage of the quotation marks, they are there because this is the term that I was told they prefer. I thought differently but, as you will find out from this post, I am wrong about a lot of things.  In essence, it’s like some people of color wanting toContinue reading “What I Learned from the “Disabled” People on Twitter”

Having a Child with an Intellectual Disability WHILE Dealing with Your Own Mental Illness

My Beautiful Teenager Although EVERYONE loves Kie, they only mainly see the lovable side of her. She is a beautiful little girl with a beautiful personality. She makes you smile and has an infectious laugh, but that’s not all there is to her. As stated many times, Kie has a moderate intellectual disability.  She isContinue reading “Having a Child with an Intellectual Disability WHILE Dealing with Your Own Mental Illness”