What it takes to raise a special needs boy.
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|Wed, 01-23-2013 - 3:53pm|
I thought that some of you could relate to this mom's overwhelming job of caring for her special needs son. It became more clear to her when she sat down and mapped out all of the people that are involved in her son's life:
We each have scaffolding in our lives, usually unseen. We are surrounded by a web we don’t always know is there, but every so often -- usually in crisis or its aftermath -- makes itself visible. By the time Lind finished drawing, there were 70 labeled ovals on her page, which she calls “Gabe’s Care Map.”
She felt overwhelmed, yet empowered, just looking at it.
Read her full story at: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/18/gabes-care-map-special-needs-children-caregivers_n_2469564.html
Can you relate to her story?