Talking with Luzerne County ARC about parenting children with disabilities

Listen to recent online interview about issues for parents of children with disabilities throughout the lifespan on Blog Talk Radio with Karla Porter of Luzerne County ARC 

Our Experience at the Matrix Parent Network’s Annual Luncheon

We were  delighted to be  invited  to be the Keynote speakers for the Matrix Parent Network’s Annual Luncheon fundraiser event in Marin County, California. Our  talk and follow up discussion  was set amid the lovely atmosphere of the Marin Art and Garden Center, the perfect environment for discussing stressors and solutions for couples who have […]

Reelabilities: The New York Disabilities Film Festival

Three young men with disabilities on a quest to lose their virginity,  a climber with cerebral palsy makes an assent that most would not contemplate, an actor’s life turned upside down when he loses his ability to speak after a stroke, a graffiti artist who becomes paralyzed uses assistive technology to continue his art, a […]

Solo Parents Raising Children with Disabilities

When I used to think about families raising children with disabilities, I thought about couples raising children together.  This was my mental default setting.  Part of this was because Fran and I have been very involved in issues pertaining to couples raising children with disabilities.  Given the added stressors this often places on a relationship, […]

Mother of 5 Shares Her Story of Raising Children with Disabilities

A special note from the winner of our last giveaway, Amy Red of Smithville, MS: I’m a mother of 5 in the state of Mississippi.  I’m married to a wonderful United States Army Veteran.  In my spare time (with 5 kids it’s rare) I love to read, play hidden objects games, do word find puzzles, and […]

Welcome to our new and updated website and blog!

Welcome to our new and updated website and blog. Although best known for our book  “Married with Special Needs Children” and associated talks, we have updated our site to reflect the fact that children with disabilities live in families that have many configurations, that each family is impacted by having children with disabilities and that finding balance […]