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Posted on 10/18/2016 by Greg Yoder
A few weeks ago, someone asked me to talk about parenting special needs kids. I turned to Abilities.com for help, where they discuss 20 things parents of special needs kids need to hear. Here are the final 5. (16) Don’t let typical parents get you down. When you hear parents of able-bodied kids making progress and yours aren’t, it’s easy to feel discouraged. That leads to (17): Don’t compare your kids to others. Your child is unique in every way. (18) You don’t have to be the creative parent. Let others slave over the Christmas cookies for school. (19) Make time for your marriage. Some marriages in these situations end in divorce. Fight for yours. And, (20) trust your instincts. Sometimes you know better than the doctors.
Suggested Reading: Psalm 139:13-14

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