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$ Paid members only Be an Encourager, not a Discourager for Families with Special Needs

What can each one of us do to help a family with a child who has special needs? During our year-long, ethnographic research process, families in the study shared with us those specific things which encourage them – create positive energy and feelings that mean so much.

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members only Building Others Up: 4 Basic Skills That Show Love?

Do you want to be the person your family and friends can confide in and feel supported and encouraged? Check your GREW skills to start. While the following traits seem simple, they are often what is missing in encouraging relationships.

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members only Communicating with Kindness is a Choice Everyone Can Make

Communicating with kindness allows us to accomplish many things by creating an encouraging environment.

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Building a Family Support Team – Know Your Team’s Strengths

We must look on children in need not as problems but as individuals with potential. I would hope we could find creative ways to draw out of our children the good that there is in each of them. Archbishop Desmond Tutu, 1984 Nobel Peace Prize laureate How can you discover your children’s unique talents? And

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