Abilities with a Twist

Promises Made

Promises Made

In our church service last week, we had a baptism. A brand new beautiful baby girl whose mother grew up in our church family. Our congregation made...

Therapy Begins

Therapy Begins

As the creators of the Toothbrush Pillow are finding out (new parents of a little one with Down syndrome), therapy for our children is a world in a...

“Function-ability”

“Function-ability”

I guess “function-ability” is a word? Not long after Caleb was born, we started getting questions about his “functioning level”.  What level was he...

Born This Way

Born This Way

When I first heard rumors of a television show featuring young adults with Down syndrome, I was curious.  Having worked with this population previo...

Advocacy!

Advocacy!

On my personal Instagram Page, I recently shared a bit about getting involved in Advocacy. It's not as scary as it seems!  Most days, I'm happy to ...

IEP Preparation - Part 2

IEP Preparation - Part 2

In part 1, I covered the beginning of our IEP journey. Having a Vision and Mission statement for our son was a huge help to keep us focused on long...

IEP Preparation - Part 1

IEP Preparation - Part 1

Spring, to parents of kids with Special Needs means many things.  Awareness days, and months.  Opportunities to get your busy little one outside ...