Whatever Wednesdays

February 25, 2009 TongguMomma, What We're Reading 1 Comments

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.

First, I ask that y’all pray for the family of Lydia Miyashita, who passed away yesterday after a tough battle with AML, a form of leukemia. Lydia’s parents adopted her from China several years ago through the non-special needs program. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family, church community and friends.

Medical ID Bracelet
adoptive momma Cheri at Infinite Love… a beautiful new option for those children who wear Medical ID bracelets

C-L-A-I-R-Eadoptive momma Chelsea at Gour Family Adventures… it’s amazing what a year can do!

on adopting our older childadoptive momma Mama D at zarfing sunshine… a post written while in China, several days after meeting one another for the first time

Therapy Thursday: Noise Induced Hearing Loss and a Giveaway
adoptive momma (Korea) and speech therapist CC at If Only I Had Super Powers… a great post explaining noise-induced hearing loss and a give-away of IHearSafe headphones (ends 2/28)

The Power of Tender Loving Carea staff member of Love Without Boundaries… describing recent feeding challenges faced by the staff at the LWB Anhui Cleft Healing Home

Transforming PT into Playtime parent of a special needs child Michelle at 5 Minutes for Special Needs… ideas to turn physical therapy into productive, yet FUN play times

University of Chicago Dermatology for the Win
adoptive momma Mary Dell at Torrefaction… a thank you to a pediatric dermatologist – for one happy AND NAPPING baby

Monday Morning Confessional: I used to make fun of a kid with handicapsmomma of a child who has special needs (infant strokes) Ellen at To The Max… a heart-felt post involving her childhood memories of teasing a child with special needs

The Big Cheerio adoptive momma Andrea at Adoption Road… a detailed description of her daughter’s recent CT scan

One response to “Whatever Wednesdays”

  1. Alyson and Ford says:

    Thank you for the Wednesday list.
    Keep up the great awareness efforts.
    Hope all is well.

    Alyzabeth’s Mommy for FIVE Months!

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