It’s A Good Time To Have Dyslexia

It’s A Good Time To Have Dyslexia

Posted Sep 1, 2016

Meriah Houser is a former teacher, and a lover of books. You can hear the excitement in her voice when she talks about first learning to read and how her passion for books was ignited. She was eager to pass on her enthusiasm for reading to her...

Never Give Up

Never Give Up

Posted Feb 9, 2016

Tona TreeTop described finding out her 5-month-old son Mateo had sustained a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) as “Life-altering. You don’t ever think something like that is going to happen. Then, it was like being in a tornado...

Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

Don't Be Afraid to Ask for Help

Posted Nov 16, 2015

Not long ago Aurora Townsend and her family were afraid that she would be unable to follow her dream of attending college to become a Neurobiologist. Aurora has Toxic Encephalopathy and Chronic Inflammatory Response Syndrome–disabilities...

Creating Community Connections

Creating Community Connections

Posted Oct 21, 2015

Heysi Notario was really excited to participate in the 2014 Virginia G. Piper Sports and Fitness Center (SpoFit) IronKids event sponsored by United Healthcare. He found out about the event from Raising Special Kids Family Support Specialist...

Join Our Monthly Giving Program!

Join Our Monthly Giving Program!

Posted Oct 18, 2015

Twelve monthly gifts can have twelve times the impact of one gift! Our staff is providing support, training, and information services daily to Arizona families. Help children with disabilities and special needs today so they can get the best...

Raising Special Kids Helped Me Develop My Toolbox

Raising Special Kids Helped Me Develop My Toolbox

Posted Dec 5, 2014

Jill remembers being in the recovery room the day her son Jon was born. When her husband returned to her side after checking on the baby, she described him as “changed.” The doctor then explained to her what he had already shared with...

I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again!

I Felt Like I Could Breathe Again!

Posted Nov 17, 2014

When Laurie and her husband adopted Adilynn, they anticipated a few minor medical issues. What they could not have anticipated was the number of hospitalizations, medical procedures and dozens of specialists necessary to meet Adilynn’s...

Empowerment is Priceless!

Empowerment is Priceless!

Posted Nov 7, 2014

Having a child with a rare, undiagnosed genetic condition is a challenging journey. We faced so many unknowns with medical issues and developmental stages. It was very hard to find resources and help. My first contact with Raising Special Kids...

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