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There’s no time for despair, we’ve got milestones to hit

This week, my two year-old son took his first walk outside. He did it independently, with a gait-trainer, and he walked for just short of a 100-foot stretch. At the beginning of our walk, I thought I felt my vertebrae go on strike and my lower back nearly give out as I hunched over to help steer his walker.

Thursday, February 5, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (1340)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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How To Survive Being Friends With a Special Needs Parent

It can be hard to be a friend to a special needs parent sometimes. We can be highly sensitive, emotional people. We’re tired (all the time), we’re busy (all the time), we’re worried (all the time).

Wednesday, February 4, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (329)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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Scientists find gene vital to central nervous system development

Scientists have identified a gene that helps regulate how well nerves of the central nervous system are insulated, researchers at Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis report.

Tuesday, February 3, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (424)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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10 Things I Wish Someone Told Me About Parenting a Child With Special Needs

There’s no way you’d spot us in a crowd. We don’t have a secret handshake. But somehow, special needs parents always manage to find each other. Maybe it’s that unmistakable look of exhaustion and resolve many of us wear. Whatever it is, I’ve been part of this family for 20 years.

Monday, February 2, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (342)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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New Savings Accounts May Fund Care for Individuals with Disabilities

In December, amidst much euphoria, Congress passed and President Obama signed into law the ABLE Act of 2014 (Achieving a Better Life Experience).

 

Thursday, January 29, 2015/Author: Levi Project/Number of views (363)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating
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