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”
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.
There is always support, take it. Well, take the good kind where they don’t point fingers and act like you’re an idiot.
While writing this blog, someone tried to test me. Lets just say that my psychiatrist, psychologist, and meds are out here saving lives and I even finished the blog.
Shopping for a child with sensory processing issues makes school shopping a bit harder. But how much harder is it when you’re a single mom with limited income, and a mental illness to boot? Lets talk about it.
Back Again Okay, 12 years ago, I had to go to Southern Maryland Hospital for getting extremely triggered by my father and cutting the tendons in my hand. I talked about it a little in The Story of My Mental Illness. Well, I found myself back at the same hospital although it is now Medstar SouthernContinue reading “Tales from the Psych Ward (Part One)”
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”
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”
My daughter was diagnosed with a Moderate Intellectual Disability (moderate mental retardation is the past way that it was referred to) at a young age and my world came to a halt. My daughter has a blog and I went through some of the things that I thought about when she was first diagnosed. InContinue reading “Being the Parent to a Teenager with Special Needs is HARD!”
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”