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The Grief of a Special Needs Parent

February 12th, 2014

A mother shares her story of the grief and guilt she feels.

In her blog, Sheri describes the emotions she experiences raising her autistic son. She says, “There is a kind of grieving that exists… ¬†with having a special needs child…the¬†hopes and dreams I had for my child die a little more each day as I watch him move forward in life.”

Although spectrum disorders are not currently covered by Specialized Care for Children, Sheri’s story is relatable for many of our families.

Read The Unique Grief of Special Need Parents.