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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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Does God Know What He’s Doing?

Does God Know What He’s Doing?

Different Dream Joni & Friends

Recently, a friend sent me a URL and a very short email. “Check this one out,” it said. “PLEASE WATCH: R. C. Sproul, Chuck Colson, & Joni Eareckson Tada talk about families & disabilities.”

What Could R.C. Sproul, Chuck Colson, & Joni Eareckson Tada Have in Common?

Since I wondered what those three people have in common, I clicked on <a

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How Do You Answer a Question Like This?

How Do You Answer a Question Like This?

Fibromyalgia mom-Autistic son

Not long ago Lisa Copen, founder of Rest Ministries, asked me to take a shot at answering this question sent by a struggling mom.

Heart-Wrenching Question

I am a mom of a 2-year-old who was just diagnosed with autism. I also have had fibromyalgia for 5 years. I don’t know how I am going to get through this.

I

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

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