Raising Children With Special Needs

The Day I Found My Voice: Becoming the Father My Family Needed

Steve Edwards | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Steve Edwards

There were nights the crying got so bad, I hoped my son would stop breathing altogether. There were worse nights than that. And the guilt I felt- for those thoughts, and for my inability to help my son- further fuelled my suffering. I felt as though I deserved to hurt. Then one day in our son's second year, my wife convinced me that we should take him to the clinic...

Saying it Out Loud

Hannah-Jane Miles | Posted 12.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Hannah-Jane Miles

When we are at a park or soft play area, and my little boy hits other children or pushes them over, it breaks my heart. Yet, I am still too embarrassed to tell them that he is autistic.