Article published in the Huffington Post

As a parent, the day your child is born is usually remembered as the best day of your life, as well as the scariest. Now you have the responsibility of another little human being’s life and it is directly in your hands.

If you are like me, you find yourself saying, “I hope I don’t mess this up. This little person is depending on me for food, shelter, love and support.” Most of us do a pretty good job as parents, though never perfect. After all, how many of us are perfect human beings, right?

All of these things begin to matter even more when you get a diagnosis for your child such as ASD, ADD/ADHD, Down syndrome, a learning disability, anything that will make your child’s future uncertain and their path to independence unknown.