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Raising Special Kids Will Be With Us Every Step of the Way

Raising Special Kids Will Be With Us Every Step of the Way

Jody first reached out to Raising Special Kids when her foster child was 6 months old. “He is an absolute angel and we are blessed to have him. He had a brain bleed and has a shunt in his head. He has a g-tube and is visually impaired. AzEIP and the...

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Getting Down to Business

Getting Down to Business

A Family Story of Decisions and Determination

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Learning to Advocate Effectively

Learning to Advocate Effectively

Erika LeBlanc first called Raising Special Kids when her daughter Becca was 6 years old. Although Becca had been diagnosed with a Specific Learning Disability at 4 years old, Erika really didn't know what the term meant. It wasn’t until Becca was 6...

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It Makes Me Realize I'm Not Alone

It Makes Me Realize I'm Not Alone

When Angel was born in May 2015, he appeared to be a perfectly healthy 7lb. 14oz. little boy. His mom Rachael and dad Alfonso brought Angel home to what they thought would be the typically chaotic life of a family of five. At his two-month well check...

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It’s A Good Time To Have Dyslexia

It’s A Good Time To Have Dyslexia

Meriah Houser is a former teacher, and a lover of books. You can hear the excitement in her voice when she talks about first learning to read and how her passion for books was ignited. She was eager to pass on her enthusiasm for reading to her sons, Cole...

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Optimistic About the Future

Optimistic About the Future

As a self-described ‘older parent’, Laura thought her difficulty keeping up with her preschool-aged son had more to do with her own age than with anything else. But when the school started calling with concerns, she realized there was something...

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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...

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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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Join Our Monthly Giving Program!

Join Our Monthly Giving Program!

Twelve monthly gifts can have twelve times the impact of one gift! Our staff is providing support, training, and information services daily to Arizona families. Help children with disabilities and special needs today so they can get the best services...

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  • Raising Special Kids Will Be With Us Every Step of the Way

  • Getting Down to Business

  • Learning to Advocate Effectively

  • It Makes Me Realize I'm Not Alone

  • It’s A Good Time To Have Dyslexia

  • Optimistic About the Future

  • Never Give Up

  • Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

  • Creating Community Connections

  • Join Our Monthly Giving Program!

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Raising Special Kids

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

  • Phoenix: 602-242-4366
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