Each Wednesday we post links from the previous week that touch on special needs adoption. Our hope is that these small snapshots provide you with a glimpse of life after adopting through China’s waiting child program… both the long-term blessings and the challenges that come with parenting a child with special needs. We also hope to raise awareness about a variety of special needs.
Derrick’s Mom — one of my imaginary friends, The Happy Geek… a beautiful post written about the momma of a special needs child
Isaiah’s First Casting: To Greeley, CO and Back… adoptive momma (Korea, China and Uganda) Linny at A Place Called Simplicity… about her son Isaiah’s first casting for his arthrogryposis
Umm… O.Kay… foster momma (India) Sarah Bess, co-founder of India Christian Ministries, at Sarah’s Covenant Homes… amusing post about those Google searches we make when researching various medical conditions
The Spectrum of Sensory Integration Disorder — adoptive momma (China, Guatemala) Judy at the group adoption blog Grown in My Heart, but who regularly blogs at The International Mom’s Blog… a brief description of sensory integration dysfunction, also known as sensory processing disorder
Fine Line Between Researching and Parenting — momma to a special needs child Carrie at 5 Minutes for Special Needs, though she regularly blogs at Little Miss Hannah… do they allow more medical tests for research purposes that might help their daughter and others? or do they put a stop to the poking and prodding?
A Special Need — momma to a special needs child Heather at The Extraordinary Ordinary… about her son’s hydrocephalus