Preemie Issues

How a Premature Baby Can Qualify For Disability Benefits

How a Premature Baby Can Qualify For Disability Benefits

A premature baby can have serious health problems that require one parent to stop working and be the person in charge of the baby’s health care. During this stressful time the last thing new parents need is the financial strain that can come from losing an income. The Social Security Administration’s Supplemental Support Income program may be able to help ease that burden for parents.

My NICU Story - Miracles Do Happen!

My NICU Story – Miracles Do Happen!

by Monique Matheson Finding out I was pregnant was a bit of a surprise, but I soon came around to the idea and for my first trimester, everything seemed to be going well nothing at all was flagged and I was feeling really well. But as I was having my 20-week scan, the doctor was […]

Friends, Stop Apologizing

Friends, Stop Apologizing

by Kristina Mulligan Whenever I am discussing my son’s need for Early Intervention Services or any of his diagnoses with a peer, usually the first words out of their mouth is “I’m sorry.” And you know something? I’m likely guilty of this, too. It’s an instinct and sometimes the words just come out before you can […]

Celebrations & Sensory Kids

Celebrations & Sensory Kids

by Kristina Mulligan Though the holiday season is behind us, celebrations are year-round. Especially with the nicer weather trying it’s hardest to stay constant and summer right around the corner, get-togethers are becoming more frequent. There are things that are important to remember if a child with sensory processing disorder is a part of your […]