special needs

Finding treasures

By |December 13th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

We have been preparing for the contractors to come in and start repairing the damage from hurricane florence.

Moving things around so that they can get where they need to get to. Dusty’s room is one of the main rooms. They have to replace interior and exterior walls in there as well as the window.

I […]

A little piece of mind in a world full of what if’s

By |November 29th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

If you have read all my posts you may recall when I mentioned something about Dusty and him almost getting on an ice cream truck. Kayla kept him from listening to the guy that was trying to get him on the truck.  As a parent things like this terrifies the hell out of me. […]

Originally posted 2017-02-09 16:50:48.

Some Awesome kids took on the Mannequin Challenge

By |November 29th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

 

 

 
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Exceptional Educators is a group of professionals committed to educating the mind, body and soul.

We support the needs of the whole child through therapy and educational services provided in a one on one and group setting.

We offer a range of services including:
• Play therapy
•EMDR
•Counseling
•Tutoring
•Afterschool Camps
•Summer Camps
•Workshops
We specialize in students with:
• ADHD
• Anxiety Disorders
• Autism Spectrum Disorders
• Learning […]

Originally posted 2016-12-07 10:39:49.

By |November 26th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

Our new animated PSA aims to help people understand and accept people with autism and their differences…

#GetEvan2Ellen Down Syndrome *5th Annual Buddy Walk*

By |November 9th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

 

Onslow and surrounding counties are big supporters of our special needs communities here in NC, despite what you hear.

There are a lot of events scheduled throughout the year for various causes and this is one of them. We’ve participated in the past and enjoy the diverse community we have here, the many ways they give back […]

Originally posted 2016-08-05 22:59:41.

Title? Think I forgot it too…

By |November 9th, 2018|Family|2 Comments

Through my years I have gone through things, done things, put myself in situations I shouldn’t have, gone places I shouldn’t have, yet some things I wish I could speak on. There are some things I honestly want to talk about but I can’t. I am pretty sure there are some of you reading […]

Originally posted 2016-08-03 20:48:44.

The fine line between autism and honesty

By |November 9th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

Autism…

A huge broad term with a lot of variations.

I have always wondered if it was just Dusty or do others have the same issues with their autistic child?

Dusty has gotten to the point where he will lie about the simplest of things.  It is odd when you have someone who has the cognitive and […]

Originally posted 2016-05-30 19:18:54.

Flashback Friday 

By |November 9th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

This was in August of 2013 after my son had surgery on his face,jaw,etc…

This was my mom and my stepfather walking with him down the hallway at UNC hospital in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.

My momma was always, and I stress always lol spoiling him. But I guess that’s what grandmother’s do.

I remember my grandmother, […]

Originally posted 2018-03-10 12:22:52.

Photo Conversation Cards For Children With Autism And Asperger’s

By |October 31st, 2018|Family|0 Comments

Improve Oral Skills And Social Interactions With Conversation Cards

Help children with autism or Asperger’s learn how to understand and handle the nuances of social interactions and improve oral language skills with these detailed photo cards. Each card has an accompanying story that allows students to discuss specific social situations and the possible actions or […]

Microcephaly, is it what you don’t know what you fear the most?

By |October 30th, 2018|Family|0 Comments

As most may know this has been in the news a lot lately. What some of you may not know is that my son was also born with microcephaly. Yes, I admit when I was young I didn’t know what to expect with my child having this. I opted to give him up for […]

Originally posted 2016-02-01 13:43:35.

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