• Magic Forever

    Last night we brought our three boys to a green house to pick out pumpkins. Our middle son was very excited. He loves all things holidays. He also loves overdoing… Read More

  • The Brave Ones

    What is bravery? I’ve been thinking about that question lately. The definition is the quality or state of having or showing mental or moral strength to face danger, fear, or… Read More

  • To the Woman Who Stayed

    To the woman who stayed… A week or so ago I found myself in a pretty tough situation out in the community. We were at an orchard with our family… Read More

  • Our Biggest Day

    Lately, I’ve been sharing a lot of firsts for my son Cooper. Tonight, was the biggest one yet. He and I sat and watched an hour long flag football game… Read More

  • I Never Stopped Talking To Him

    Yesterday I interviewed my dear friend Leasa of Cody Speaks. If you don’t follow her you should. Her son Cody is 20. He loves videos and the mail. His autism… Read More

  • Changing the Narrative

    The other day I interviewed Joe of Joe James Autistic Awareness & Photography, an autism self advocate and all around cool guy. Each time I chat with him I spend… Read More

  • Never Ever Give Up Hope

    Our family’s number one goal is to get in the community together. It’s never really happened. Well, not successfully. But we refuse to give up. Tonight, our middle son had… Read More

  • Being Invisible

    There are many beautiful things that I was gifted when I entered the world of special needs. Things that most people outside of our world know nothing about. Because they… Read More

  • Doctors And Nurses: Thank You

    This little peanut had an outpatient surgery this morning. Nothing too serious. But nevertheless it needed to be done. I want to say the hugest thank you to Pediatric Surgical Associates,… Read More

  • Your Ups And Downs

    Some days I wish I could just press reset. Or snap my fingers and make life easier for you. But I can’t. It doesn’t work that way. Instead it feels… Read More

  • The Future Of Autism

    When my son’s autism was discovered at age three, I focused on the present. I dove into getting him all the help he needed. And our family too. When he… Read More

  • Well-Child Visit

    This little guy and I just came from his 18-month well-child visit. He’s 22 months actually so I was late. But only by four months. Not too bad if you… Read More

  • The Things I Wonder

    Kid, I spend a lot of time thinking about the things you cannot tell me. There are little things. Like why you point to certain clouds or put your ear… Read More

  • Cooper’s Treasures

    See these things in my son’s hands? Most would probably call it junk. Or even garbage. To my son…it’s treasure. It’s nine pieces of construction paper. Two pages from a… Read More

  • 30 Words

    Since Covid started, and the world changed, me and a whole other bunch of parents have been trying to explain the unique ways it has impacted kids with special needs.… Read More

  • This Is Regression

    I can’t tell you the last time this kid and I did a puzzle. It’s been a few months at least. I have a dozen excuses why. It’s summer and… Read More

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Finding Cooper's Voice is a safe, humorous, caring and honest place where you can celebrate the unique challenges of parenting a special needs child. Because you're never alone in the struggles you face. And once you find your people, your allies, your village....all the challenges and struggles will seem just a little bit easier. Welcome to my page!


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