Whatever Wednesdays

November 25, 2009 TongguMomma, What We're Reading 0 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.

adoptive momma (China) Cheri at Infinite Love… sharing the progress that her daughter, diagnosed with multiple special needs, continues to make

Session 2
adoptive momma (China) lighthousegal at Lighthousegal’s Scrap Shack… describing her daughter’s second session with an occupational therapist who specializes in sensory issues

11.16.2009adoptive momma (China) Kris at Tell Her This… detailing their recent visit to a specialty hospital following/ treating her daughter’s spina bifida

What should an IEP do?
adoptive momma (Russia and Guatemala) Marcie at the group adoption blog Grown In My Heart… a concise description of an individualized education plan for children with special needs

Mainstreaming adoptive dad (China) Johnny at So, it comes down to this… a recent conversation with his daughter about a new boy in her class, who was recently adopted from China and speak no English

Post-surgeryadoptive momma (China) La-La-Liene at Never a Dull Moment in La-La-Land… a description of the day’s events, especially the goofy juice

Just for a little while adoptive momma (China) Shirlee McCoy at And Then There Were Seven… a first date night after older child adoption

Update on Recoveryadoptive parents (China) The Straights at Straight Talk… an update on her daughter’s recent sphincter pharyngoplasty

Surgery Day
adoptive momma (China and Vietnam) Lala at Ladybugs and Dragonflies… about her daughter’s surgery to remove a preauricular pit

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