What is Arts for All?

What is Arts for All?

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Kids and sidewalk chalk go together, don’t you think? But throw a wheelchair or a walker into the mix, and it becomes almost impossible for some kids to enjoy this childhood delight. Now, thanks to Dwayne Szot, children with disabilities can enjoy sidewalk chalk and a whole lot more.

Dwayne Szot

Dwayne

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Meal Planning Made Easy

Meal Planning Made Easy

DifferentDream Menu Planning

Recently, I spoke to a Mothers of Pre-Schoolers (MOPS) group about ten things they can do to help families with critically or chronically ill children. Number ten was coordinating the volunteers who want to provide meals.

A Better Way

After the program, one of the young moms named Wendy told me about a great

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How to Reduce the Get Away Hassles

How to Reduce the Get Away Hassles

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If you are the parent of a special needs child, you know how hard it is arrange for care so you can get away. Even if someone is willing to stay with your child, explaining the care giving routine is such a hassle, many parents decide it’s just easier to stay home.

Care Giving Document for Special Needs Kids

At a recent speaking engagement

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Julie Papievis Part 3: Help for Brain Injured Kids

Julie Papievis Part 3: Help for Brain Injured Kids

Brain Injury Association of America

In Part 1 of this series, you met Julie Papievis, a woman who miraculously survived a near fatal brain stem injury. In that post she shared five positive ways her injury and recovery changed her.  In Part 2 of the series, she shared seven valuable tips about how parents can support their brain-injured

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Julie Papievis, Part 2: 7 Ways Parents Can Support Brain Injured or Special Needs Kids

Julie Papievis, Part 2: 7 Ways Parents Can Support Brain Injured or Special Needs Kids

Julie Papievis at Different Dream In the first post in this series, you read about Julie Papievis, a woman who survived and recovered from a severe brain stem injury. In that post, Julie shared five positive ways the accident changed her. In this one, she gives advice to parents of children with brain injuries. I think

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Julie Papievis, Part 1: How a Brain Stem Injury Changed Her

Julie Papievis, Part 1: How a Brain Stem Injury Changed Her

Julie Papievis

Julie Papievis was a dynamo before the car accident that changed her life. Now, more than a decade after her brain stem was so badly damaged the EMTs were sure she would die, she’s a dynamo again. In the months and years between her injury and recovery, which was remarkable but not total, she

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Meet Jolene

Jolene Philo is a published author, speaker, wife, and mother of a son with special needs.

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