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PTSD Treatment Can Change Your Child’s Life

PTSD Treatment Can Change Your Child’s Life

Baby Allen

For the past few weeks, National Public Radio (NPR) has been airing a series called The Impact of War.  While listening to several episodes that described the symptoms of PTSD in returning vets, the similarities to our son Allen’s PTSD symptoms (caused by early, repeated medical

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The Tale of Two Families, Part 3

The Tale of Two Families, Part 3

Faith, Hope & Charity

The previous two posts in this series, you learned how the needs of two ordinary families led to the creation of Faith, Hope & Charity, a residential care facility for children with special needs. To learn more about the many services currently offered at their state-of-the-art home, visit

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The Tale of Two Families, Part 2

The Tale of Two Families, Part 2

Faith, Hope & Charity Residential Care Facility

In the first post in this series you met Rose and Mary, two mothers who made a big difference in their small Iowa town. Their efforts began in the mid-1960s when they needed assistance caring for their special needs daughters, Brenda and Becky.

Small Beginnings

The solution to their puzzle came in three pieces

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The Tale of Two Families, Part 1

The Tale of Two Families, Part 1

Faith, Hope and Charity Home

A few weeks ago, during a visit to Storm Lake, Iowa I toured Faith, Hope & Charity , a residential care facility for children with disabilities. This impressive facility serves 32 children, ages 3 – 18, in four homelike wings.

Fascinating History

But what fascinated me most was the home’s history

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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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