Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

When You Disagree With What Your Family Thinks Is Best When It Comes To Your Life Choices

Posted by Emily Jensen on April 24, 2016 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (56)

Growing up with a medical diagnosis, is not easy for most people.  When you have family members who feel the need to add their two cents into the equation of what they think and feel is the best, that can make it even harder. In a lot of cases, where a person has a diagnosis, the biggest fear that the parents and doctors might have is that person wanting to have their own family one day.  There could be many risks involved depending on the diagnosis.  The doctors might meet wit...

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Balancing Your Time

Posted by Emily Jensen on June 8, 2014 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (16)

There are so many different ways that we want to look at this topic, in hopes that it will benefit and serve everyone reading it. Balancing your time can be difficult in every single scenario no matter who you are, or what your life story is. Balancing your time is very important, so that you can live as much of a stress free life as possible. If you learn how to balance your time, you will notice that you can breathe easier knowing that you can juggle everything going on in your life with...

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Parenting Techniques For Families With Special Needs

Posted by Ask Emily on March 9, 2014 at 8:55 PM Comments comments (0)

It is not our job to tell you how to raise your children.  We can however provide tips and resources that might make your journey a little less stressful and maybe even help the lonliness feelings to go away.  You are not alone, and that is the whole point.  Your story may not be exactly like the next person, but they might be able to relate in one way or another.  This blog is to serve as a resource to help you to see that you are not alone and that other families might b...

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