At some point, most families, couples, and individuals will run into a family with a member who has special needs. Their stories, filled with challenges, often give rise to a desire to help. But where to start? As a father of a special needs son, I realize that the idea of helping special needs families can be intimidating. Every family is unique, special needs or not, but the thought of helping a family whose needs are very different than our own, or perhaps completely unfamiliar, can be intimidating.
I want to share some ideas that may hopefully stir up some imagination and creativity regarding ways to come alongside and help special needs families. Continue reading