The Journey
Oct 16, 2016

The JourneyBy: Lisa PittmanI have worked in Human Services for going on 12 years now, working primarily in the trenches of Child Protective Services a...


Cooking with Landon is Always a Hit
Sep 22, 2016

By: Landon's MomLandon's mother asked him what Autism was and his response was:"Always Unique Totally Interesting Sometimes Mysterious."At a recent ba...


Erin's Story: Rotary Essay
Aug 17, 2016

By: Erin WardIn the Rotary essay, we are asked to think about four questions: “Is it the truth?” “Is it fair to all concerned?” “Will it bui...

moms with their children

Circle of Parents Support Group- Discovering Possibilities
Jun 17, 2014

Raising children with special needs can be challenging at times. Many times I question myself on how to properly meet my children’s emotional, behav...

Adam and Brooke Burleson during race

Three Families Provide Inspiration and Raise Awareness
Jun 17, 2014

The Run for Holland 5K was organized by Adam and Brooke Burleson to raise awareness for parents who have had or are having a child born with a physica...

A Sister's Perspective
Jan 16, 2014

What Defines Smart? ~ A Sister's PerspectiveTwo things that are very important to me are education and equal rights. I have always liked learning new ...


Jackie's Story
Jan 16, 2014

Embracing The Journey written by Janessa E. SheltonSpring is finally here! It's that time of year that rolls around and I find myself wondering where ...


Jeffrey's Story
Nov 5, 2013

Providing Comfort When a Child DiesBy: Helen BaldwinIn 1997, our two-month old baby, Jeffrey, was diagnosed with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), a neur...


Zach's Story
Mar 21, 2013

Never Give Up!!Zach was diagnosed with autism with mild mental retardation back in 1989.  He was 3 at the time we received our news.  There ...


Aidan's Story
Mar 21, 2013

It Takes A Village“It takes a village” is the old saying about raising a child. This can't be more true than when raising a child with special nee...