The Michigan Alliance for Families offers parent-to-parent support and resources to help children get the special education services they need.
Local experts explain what a special needs trust is and why you might consider one for your child Being the parent of a child with special needs is overwhelming at times. Your life is full of research, acronyms, meetings, and therapy sessions. As a result, creating a special needs trust might seem too stressful. Here’s
Connie Combs offers her expertise to help ensure a bright future for families Parenting is hard, but parenting a child with special needs can be downright daunting. Too often, parents feel isolated and scared when their child receives a diagnosis. However, with the help of caring professionals, such as local expert Connie Combs, there is
A Cerebral Palsy warrior raises awareness and spreads positivity online When almost-five-year-old Briella Naif took 35 steps––the most she’d ever done without her walker––thousands of people were cheering her on. Her mom, Caroline Naif, shared a video of the feat on their Instagram account, @briellandme, and encouraging comments from over 11,000 followers flooded in. Briella