Special Needs and Disabled Children

Children with special needs and disabilities add another layer of complexity to grief.  Some of these children may struggle understanding the concept of death or how express their emotions.  Furthermore, the remaining parent is also required to bear the burden of care on their own.  These issues can cause additional stress on all family members.

Creating Special Parents
God doesn’t give special kids to special parents. He takes ordinary imperfect people, and gifts them with His greatest treasures. and therein he creates special parents.

Anonymous

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