It Makes Me Realize I'm Not Alone

It Makes Me Realize I'm Not Alone

Posted Oct 10, 2017

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...

It’s A Good Time To Have Dyslexia

It’s A Good Time To Have Dyslexia

Posted Sep 1, 2016

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...

Optimistic About the Future

Optimistic About the Future

Posted Mar 1, 2016

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...

Never Give Up

Never Give Up

Posted Feb 9, 2016

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...

Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

Posted Nov 16, 2015

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...

Creating Community Connections

Creating Community Connections

Posted Oct 21, 2015

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...

Join Our Monthly Giving Program!

Join Our Monthly Giving Program!

Posted Oct 18, 2015

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...

Raising Special Kids Helped Me Develop My Toolbox

Raising Special Kids Helped Me Develop My Toolbox

Posted Dec 5, 2014

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...

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