July 2022

September 19, 2023

Back to School for Children with Special Needs: A Comprehensive Guide

Introduction: Back to school can be a stressful time for any child, but it can be especially challenging for children with special needs. However, with the right strategies and resources, you can help your child have a successful and enjoyable school year in the US. 1. Choosing the Right School […]
April 21, 2023

Special Moms Squad April Blog

A LITTLE ABOUT ME…  I am a special needs mom, and let me tell you, it’s tough. It’s hard to raise a child with a disability, especially when dealing with everything else in this world. But it is possible! I’ve learned many lessons from raising my son, and here are […]
February 16, 2023

College Network

https://collegeautismnetwork.org About: The College Autism Network links varied stakeholders engaged in evidence-based efforts to improve access, experiences, and outcomes for college students with autism What They Do Advocacy: We empower college students with autism by amplifying their voices within the academic community and by providing free access to materials designed to […]
February 15, 2023

Increasing Housing Opportunities for Differently-abled clients

Check out our Special Needs Planner, Stephanie Thompson, as she joins with two realtors from Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Chicago to discuss how to make housing more inclusive, from building accessible homes to learning how to better serve clients who are differently-abled or have special needs. Check out the video here. […]
February 15, 2023

Advocacy in healthcare

AASPIRE offers this link to provide to healthcare providers for additional information and supports. You can learn more by visiting their dedicated link at https://autismandhealth.org/
January 27, 2023


Join the SNMS for some Super Bowl fun. Squares are $20 a piece and will benefit the squad for future events. Payouts are as followed 1st-$200 2nd-$250 3rd-$200 Final-$350 Click SIGN UP HERE to sign up and choose your squares. Payments can be made to our Venmo account…Either scan image […]
January 27, 2023


IRIS (Integrated Referral Intake System) is here to help make a change in your community. They assist families getting them connected to the services and resources they need. It’s a great way to bring community partners together to make something better. IRIS is a great place to turn to for […]
January 22, 2023

ABA therapy

SOOOO many opinions on ABA therapy. This post is NOT to influence whether or not to seek treatment, it’s simply to offer some quick resources I’ve stumbled upon: 1.) BACB website: this site will offer variety of information and literature regarding specifics on ABA therapy and certification process/criteria. BACB was […]
September 9, 2022

Respite care for your loved ones

As a family caregiver, there will be times when the stress of life becomes overwhelming. You are working a full-time job, taking care of your own children, and then you are also the caretaker of an aging parent or relative. You might even feel like you are being pulled in […]