After my daughter Elizabeth passed away from mitochondrial disease in November of 2013, I had a full-on identity crisis. Elizabeth was 17 when she died and from the moment she burst into the world as a two pound, 29 week preemie, she had consumed me. She was...read more
This week, Annette speaks with Eric Endlich with Top College Consultants which helps a wide range of students navigate the college admission system, including those on the autism spectrum. One of the topics that Eric talks about right in the beginning is...read more
Robyn Powell is a former social worker turned disability rights attorney. She’s worked extensively in the fields of disability law and policy and has been published countless times in law journals and reviews. Her most notable publication is Rocking the...read more
This week, Annette chats with Cathy Boyle of Autism Housing Pathways based in Massachusetts. The organization was created in 2010 as a way to assist families that needed help navigating the complex world of housing for their special needs family...read more
This week, Annette chats with Kirsty Russell, author, speaker and a special needs mom. Kirsty writes the very popular blog, Positive Special Needs Parenting and is an advocate for how parents work closely with school systems for the benefit of special...read more
Annette gives us a short snapshot of Disability Awareness Month which is October and all the conferences and groups that are available to special needs families.October is host to many awareness themes in the disability community and it’s also...read more
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