I read alot about special needs. Treatments, therapies, effects on families. I read the sad blogs about what could have been and read the more uplifting ones about what good things have happened. I read posts about what families wish for their special needs child and what they wish they could change FOR their special needs child. So, truth be told, I read and read and read. But something I read just recently that made me stop and think.
I am not sure which post it was but it was about the gifts of a special needs child. As I read this, I thought of the countless times I would say to someone. “The gift of Elizabeth is…” or ” Because of Elizabeth, we can…” So this post got me thinking. If there are things we want to change FOR our child, to HELP our child, then what are the things we would NOT WANT to change. Continue reading