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Feb 10

IEP Training - Pendergast

6:00pm - Pendergast Community Center

Feb 10

Entrenamiento del IEP - Pendergast

6:00pm - Pendergast Community Center

Feb 11

Resilient Relationships - Flagstaff

2:00pm - Raising Special Kids - Flagstaff

Feb 12

Positive Behavior Support - Tucson

9:00am - Emily Meschter Early Learning Center

Feb 18

Positive Behavior Support - Yuma

10:00am - Goodwill Career Center

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Never Give Up

Never Give Up

Tona TreeTop described finding out her 5-month-old son Mateo had sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) as “Life-altering. You don’t ever think something like that is going to happen. Then, it was like being in a tornado of all the ...

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Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

Not long ago Aurora Townsend and her family were afraid that she would be unable to follow her dream of attending college to become a Neurobiologist. Aurora has Toxic Encephalopathy and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome–disabilities that cause her ...

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Creating Community Connections

Creating Community Connections

Heysi Notario was really excited to participate in the 2014 Virginia G. Piper Sports and Fitness Center (SpoFit) IronKids event sponsored by United Healthcare. He found out about the event from Raising Special Kids Family Support Specialist, Dolores Rios ...

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Raising Special Kids Helped Me Develop My Toolbox

Raising Special Kids Helped Me Develop My Toolbox

Jill remembers being in the recovery room the day her son Jon was born. When her husband returned to her side after checking on the baby, she described him as “changed.” The doctor then explained to her what he had already shared with her ...

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I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again!

I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again!

When Laurie and her husband adopted Adilynn, they anticipated a few minor medical issues. What they could not have anticipated was the number of hospitalizations, medical procedures and dozens of specialists necessary to meet Adilynn’s medical needs. ...

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Empowerment is Priceless!

Empowerment is Priceless!

Having a child with a rare, undiagnosed genetic condition is a challenging journey. We faced so many unknowns with medical issues and developmental stages. It was very hard to find resources and help. My first contact with Raising Special Kids was five years ...

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Support through the Journey

Support through the Journey

When Lynn's son Zane was four, she called Raising Special Kids and found the support and assistance she needed to help her family face the bewildering challenges of autism, apraxia and bipolar disorder. "I don't know how the heck I survived," Lynn said about ...

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Finding Encouragement and Hope

Finding Encouragement and Hope

When Kathy’s daughter, Allie, was four months old and in the hospital, Kathy was supported with a parent-to-parent connection.  Kathy says she gained an understanding that she is not alone – others are going through similar challenges ...

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I Can Do This

I Can Do This

Chris had to think pretty hard about how she originally found Raising Special Kids. “It was a really, really long time ago, “ she laughed, thinking of the journey through her son’s elementary, middle and high school years. “I think it ...

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Someone Who Understood What She Was Feeling

Someone Who Understood What She Was Feeling

Angelica’s second baby was due in just three weeks when her first son, Andreas, was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy. “My world was shattered—turned upside down,” she said. “I just wanted to run away.” Soon she was dealing ...

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  • Never Give Up

  • Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

  • Creating Community Connections

  • Raising Special Kids Helped Me Develop My Toolbox

  • I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again!

  • Empowerment is Priceless!

  • Support through the Journey

  • Finding Encouragement and Hope

  • I Can Do This

  • Someone Who Understood What She Was Feeling

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Raising Special Kids

5025 E. Washington St., Ste. 204 Phoenix, AZ 85034

  • Phoenix: 602-242-4366
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