Okay. I plan to do another multi-part post. I am totally cheating on today...but to be fair I think that the previous entries are quality enough to repost.
A friend sent me a message the other day: "...so, how do i become and advocate, proactive mother, and teach my children to accept children with disabilitys when i was not taught or even exposed to this until..." a crisis. (She doesn't deserve to have her laundry thrown in with mine...it's not my story.)
And, frankly, I am struggling to find answers for my own child. Amelia is beginning to become aware of Elise's "not same-ness"...and I am preparing to answer as best I can...
Here are my first attempts to explain:
I will revisit this subject soon...and explain why I am revisiting. I promise.