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Secrets to being the parent of a special needs child

What is blogging if not ripping off good work from other blogs? One of my favorite sites it The Mighty; they focus on the lives of people with special needs and those who love them. This list is from 35 Secrets of Being a Special Needs Parent:

“You have no idea how much potential you both have to exceed your expectations.” — Becky Hirsh Carroll
“Your child with special needs is a child first.” — Erica Conway-Wahle
You are not weak when you get angry and upset.” — Amy Sherian
You know your kid best. Don’t be concerned with what others say. Trust your gut.” — Nancy Walchak-Body
“It’s lonely. But when you meet someone who gets it, it’s transforming.” — Melody Statham Cameron
You have to also take care of yourself.” — Amy Streater Bazerghi
14.Pencil it in on the calendar, never pen. Be flexible.” — Kodi Wilson
15. “It’s about progress, not perfection.” — Melissa Cote
16. “My kid takes longer to ‘grow up.’ Secretly, that is sort of awesome.” — Rebecca Smith Masterson

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