Alex’s Lemonade Stand

Spirit, determination, and hope… Local 2010 lemonade stands were held on June 4th and 5th from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at all Kansas City area Hy-Vee grocery store locations. Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation (ALSF) shares the vision of founder and creator, Alexandra “Alex” Scott—a cure for all children with cancer. When Alex Scott was diagnosed with childhood cancer, she told her parents she

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Girls on the Run

As parents of children with special needs, we’re frequently forced to spend an inordinate amount of attention and time tending to the needs of one child over another. Giving rise to questions from our other children such as …“Do you like him/her more than me?” My 5 year old, Abby, receives services for speech. She has an IEP and just completed the Early Childhood

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Finding a Support Group

Parents of children with special needs often look to support groups for help. Experienced parents and leaders of groups, professional and volunteer, have identified common themes aimed at making group membership more constructive. Find the Right Group Parents seek assistance for emotional support, education, assistance on daily life and becoming an effective advocate for the child. A national, online group may meet needs for

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Day at the Ranch – 08/28/2010!

Need a little bit of air? Well, you can come get it at our magazine launch event that is open to all special needs families will be held at Faulkner’s Ranch in Kansas City, Aug 28 from 9am – noon. This FREE event will allow parents to meet other parents with common interests in raising children with special needs. At Faulkner’s we will have

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