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Special Needs

“He’s Weird!” …and other things a sibling of a special needs’ child hears from others by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

Last night we were at a reception at our local library honoring our daughter for an art contest she had won.  It was an extremely special night for her.  Once we got home, she called me into her room and told me she needed to talk to me about something bad that happened at the […]

Everything I needed to know I learned in kindergarten from my mom – by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

This past Wednesday on my radio show, Keeping It Together With Alison, The Safety Mom, I featured two inspirational moms.  Women who have made a difference in their community and in their own family’s life.  If you’d like to hear it, you can search for my show on I Tunes and download it.  Unfortunately, at […]

My round of school interviews begins for my special needs’ son..no bullies please! by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

For the past two weeks, Spencer has been in a partial hospital program.  It’s been tough.  I realize that there are all sorts of kids there with a variety of problems but he’s been thrown in with kids who definitely have some serious behavior issues.  He’s been so upset because kids are calling him nasty […]

The Four Lessons I Learned From Amalia Starr About Special Needs Children by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

By The Safety Mom Spencer started the Partial Hospital Program this week.  Already there seems to be problems.  He came home quite upset because another boy keeps swearing at him.  He’s not used to profanity and it upset him tremendously.  I have no idea what to expect at this place.  Clearly this isn’t a typical […]

My Son’s New Start On The Road To Mental Health….by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

I’ve been up for hours with butterflies in my stomach.  Today will be my son’s first day at one of the best Children’s Partial Hospital Programs in the country.  Until a few days ago, I had never even heard this phrase – a new term in my dictionary of special needs and intellectual disabilities that […]

Robyn O’Brien, Founder of AllergyKids, is my guest this week! By Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom, founder of Safety Mom Solutions

By The Safety Mom I’m so excited to be speaking with Robyn O’Brien on my radio show this week, Keeping It Together With Alison, The Safety Mom this Wednesday at noon EST – www.toginet.com. As most of you know, my son Spencer has severe intellectual disabilities and I’ve questioned for some time what role chemicals […]

The Lessons I’ve Learned This Week That Have Kept Me Sane – by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

By The Safety Mom It’s Sunday morning and I’m hiding out trying to just start my day as focused as I can.  I know that I need to “walk the walk.”  I preach constantly about how a happy mommy is a happy family and that I really need to take care of myself.  Easier said […]

Sometimes You Gotta Just Do It – by Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom

By The Safety Mom Now that I’m getting used to sharing what’s going on in my life I’m really enjoying it. I did my radio show yesterday, Keeping It Together With Alison, The Safety Mom, and I devoted the first ten minutes to talk about what’s really going on in my life. It’s always seems […]

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