Friday, November 27, 2015

The Special Needs Blogger Weekend Link-up: Blog Friday!

What to do if you're new here

This is a place to share a recent favorite post you've written, or read. Scroll all the way down to the bottom of this post. Where it says "Your name" put the name of the blog followed by the title of the post you want to share (or just the name of the post, if there's no room—you get 80 characters).

Like this: Thanksgiving, special needs family style

Where it says "Your URL" put the direct link to the post.

Click "Enter." Leave a comment if you want to say more. Go check out some great posts. 


  1. First, Happy Birthday Ellen! I linked up a post from the Mighty about the author's feeling with her baby pictures as a preemie. I felt a very strong personal connection to this piece. I was born at 28 weeks weighing 1 lb 14 oz and spent 3 months in the NICU. At home, I never felt weird about my baby pictures, perhaps because they seemed normal to me. But whenever baby pictures were needed for a school assignment, especially early baby pictures, I was faced with the stark reality that I was different. I am proud and always have been of being a preemie, but when people(kids and teachers) say your birthweight is impossible, you are an inspiration just for being born, and that you don't look like a baby, you look creepy or like a cyborg, those things do sting.

  2. I wrote two primarily humorous posts at #8 and #9. One is my "MBTIs as Disability Bloggers" post. It gives a witty insight as to how MBTI affects the way one would blog. The other is a parody of the song "Honor to Us All" from Mulan that reflects on how someone's experience with compliance therapy might go.

  3. Hope you and your family had a wonderful Thanksgiving, Ellen!

  4. This week I shared a time/energy management tool that's a favorite with many of my counseling clients who are moms to kids with disabilities. Hope everyone is enjoying a relaxing, warm, joyous Thanksgiving!

  5. Thanks for hosting again—even with a spanking new baby in your household. This week, after Donald Trump attempted to mimic a journalist with a disability, I couldn't get that out of my head. Partially because my daughter had movements similar to the ones Mr. Trump imitated. Any we've written him a letter regarding his actions and if you want to read more, check out #26 above. Hoping everyone's Thanksgiving weekend is a success!

  6. Hope your family had a great Thanksgiving! Thanks for allowing us to share our posts!


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