Just Imagine

As the parent of a child with developmental delays, I often get anxiety over every missed milestone. It started early: When will my daughter roll over? When will she sit up? And it continues today. I go down the rabbit hole of Google searches and lose sleep over each missed milestone, searching for solutions and comfort. When she didn’t engage […]

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Concealing an Invisible Disorder

Someone recently asked me if I ever try to conceal my daughter’s sensory issues or delays. The simple answer is: no. That said, I don’t make announcements about it either. Her disabilities are invisible. When you look at my daughter, she looks like a typical three year old. She may even smile at you, and if she really likes you, […]

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Is it Autism

I have spent three years wondering if my daughter’s sensory issues, language impairment, and developmental delays were all part of something bigger, like autism. When those thoughts came to mind, I would push them away, because it didn’t matter since she was already getting all the services she would be getting if she had a formal autism diagnosis. On the […]

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