Certainly, there are plenty of websites out there that deal with special needs children. The purpose of this site is to have a place where Latter-day Saints can … Read more
We’ve added an interesting update to our story on Caroline’s Cart below.
Father and Liahona Project Author Jeremy Green has shared yet another insightful story from the everyday experiences of their family of 10 children … including seven with various special needs that they have adopted from China. The newest member of the family is Conner, an accomplished pianist though blind from birth. Don’t miss He Knows Each of Us.
This story just keeps getting better as more grocery stores across the country recognize an opportunity to significantly enhance the shopping experience of families with special needs members. This latest article announces that Commissaries (on-base grocery stores serving military families) … Continued
The latest statistic on the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder in U.S. children is 1 in 68. The new number represents a 30% increase from two years ago. This reality demands that not only the parents of these children … but also … Continued
If any of your children with disabilities have … or might be expected to have in the future … the capacity and desire to work at a job in the community, this article is important for you to read. The right to save … Continued
Last year we had the summer of I Love Lucy. Just about every night during the kids’ summer break we would watch an episode or two of Lucy. It was tremendously fun to see the kids enjoy a classic show … Continued
Let’s be clear … I’m not God. Nor am I His spokesperson. But I have studied His words for the majority of my life. I’ve poured my heart out to Him. I have listened to His still, small voice. And, I … Continued
When my daughter Callie was diagnosed with Spinal Muscular Atrophy a couple of years ago, we received an outpouring of support and love from our friends and family. Everyone was trying to be so kind and considerate of our feelings. However, one sentiment that … Continued
Sally and I sat on the top stair in our home and cried as we tried to deal with the shock of what we had just learned. Elijah had not developed the same as other children; he was delayed. He … Continued
Three years ago, our son Landen was born with a severe heart condition. We were shocked and devastated when doctors told us that he was not expected to live to his first birthday. Our little baby boy had a hard … Continued
February 28th is Rare Disease Day and I LOVE somebody Rare! There are only a couple hundred of those with his same diagnosis in the US. I believe I won the lottery. There may be 10k’s or bumper stickers one … Continued
According to the parable, a certain man fell among thieves and needed help. And the one that came to the rescue was not the expected person. Now, I’m not trying to say that we’ve had thieves here, but there have … Continued
It was Sunday afternoon. We were in our usual spot. While the rest of the congregation enjoyed sacrament service from the chapel, we occupied the foyer. Emma ran around gleefully, enjoying the independence that comes with being two. David was … Continued
Dictionary.com gives several meanings of the word “Warrior,” but I like this one the best: “a person who shows or has shown great vigor, courage, or aggressiveness,…” I am always in awe of Warrior Mothers … women who spend their day … Continued
In a March 1998 Friend article, Elder W. Craig Zwick of the Seventy wrote touchingly about his own son that is intellectually disabled. Then he shared a favorite scripture: Third Nephi 26:14. You’ll remember this moment during Christ’s visit to … Continued