Hope for Disabilities

Fulfilling unmet needs in the disability community

Do You Involve Your Child To Provide Feedback When It Comes To Their Care?

Posted by Ask Emily on April 15, 2018 at 10:05 PM Comments comments (0)
We know that this topic comes with a ton of variables. There can be a lot of friction and stressors when it comes to raising a child with a diagnosis, especially when they get to the age that they want to provide feedback on their care and help pick out doctors and specialists and things and sometimes the parents might question how much to allow their child to help decide what is in their best interest. How do you as a parent determine how much to let go and when in letting your child make thei... Read Full Post »

IEP's and 504's and Substitute Teachers

Posted by Emily Jensen on May 18, 2016 at 1:15 PM Comments comments (117)

Parents of student's with special needs, are becoming more and more frustrated with the school system's because although IEP's and 504 plans are put into place, they don't always work.  One concern that more and more families are realizing is that when there is a substitute teacher in the classroom, the substitute does not know the children and the children don't know the substitute in most cases.  If a child has a diagnosis where change is difficult for them, this could be emotiona...

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Cerebral Palsy

Posted by Emily Jensen on May 5, 2016 at 9:50 PM Comments comments (0)


CerebralPalsyGuidance.com is a comprehensive informational website on cerebral palsy. Their mission is to provide quality cerebral palsy information and assistance to families in need. From information on cerebral palsy symptoms to financial assistance to daily living articles, CerebralPalsyGuidance.com covers all...

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Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities Fight for Civil Rights through Compliance and Generosity By Monique Tatum Spokesperson for Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities ...

Posted by Emily Jensen on April 25, 2016 at 3:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Advocates for Individuals with Disabilities or AID.org, is an organization that was formed to help provide support and assistance for millions of individuals with disabilities. The charitable AID Foundation has been successfully providing resources to individuals through an online grant

program located at AID.org. Some of those impacted have received legal assistance, medical equipment like leg braces, electronic walking assistors, and wheelchairs, and some have even received help with...

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