Author: Sharon

Coping and Help for Parents of Special Needs Children

Having a special needs (SN) child brings with it many of the typical joys of parenting, but let’s not kid ourselves into believing that there aren’t major drawbacks for the parents. As a psychologist and parent of a special needs child of my own, I have detected several negative effects which I’ll describe in detail below. To begin, […]

Educational Resources and Opportunities in Arizona

Special Needs “Knowing your limitations is the first step toward overcoming them.” ~Anonymous People of all ages with special needs in Arizona can avail themselves of various educational opportunities and resources. Arizona Braille and Talking Book Library Regional Library of the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped, Library of Congress. A free […]

Things to Do With an Adult With Special Needs

Adults with special needs are often limited to what their caregivers do with them. While plenty of home activities are stimulating and helpful for adults with special needs, planning special activities and outings makes life more exciting. Choosing activities for yourself is relatively easy. You can do anything that seems interesting. An adult with special […]