Raising a child with exceptional needs is often overwhelming for families. Even if the child receives the services and support they need outside the home, they may still struggle at home. I am excited to announce that I will soon be launching Big Abilities Caregiver Coaching.
Jessica Andrews knows firsthand how challenging raising a child with exceptional needs can be for families. She and her developmentally disabled brother, Juan, grew up in the Tampa area. Jessica saw her single mom struggle to get a break, and when she could find respite providers, they were often ill-equipped to properly care for Juan.
The emotional health of parents of children with exceptional needs can be at-risk. However, there are ways to keep your emotional health balanced.Continue reading The Importance of Emotional Health for Parents and Caregivers of Exceptional Children
It is an honor to feature on Big Abilities guest blogger, Liz Talton. Liz is the author and creator of Pitter Patter of Baby Feet, a website dedicated to families trying to conceive, fertility, pregnancy, mental health, and anything related to motherhood. Before starting a family, Liz received her master’s degree in forensic psychology and mental health. She is now a full-time blogger, wife, and mother to two boys, ages three and six months.Continue reading The Most Important Skills to Teach Your Child With Autism – Words by Liz Talton
In my guest appearance on the podcast “Thriving in the Midst of Chaos” I talk with host Jessica Temple about how to make your family thrive when you are parenting a child with Autism or ADHD.Continue reading Guest Appearance on “Thriving in the Midst of Chaos” with Jessica Temple
Amy shares how you can build a support system for you and your child and includes a three week program to help you get started.Continue reading Podcast 11: Building Your Village
Amy talks with Bethanne Weiss, author of Move Your Assets From the Chair Not the Bank, about the importance of self care for parents of special needs children.Continue reading Pod 09: Self Care for Parents of Children with Exceptional Needs with Bethanne Weiss