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...

Support through the Journey

Support through the Journey

Posted Oct 30, 2014

When Lynn's son Zane was four, she called Raising Special Kids and found the support and assistance she needed to help her family face the bewildering challenges of autism, apraxia and bipolar disorder. "I don't know how the heck I survived,"...

Finding Encouragement and Hope

Finding Encouragement and Hope

Posted Jul 25, 2014

When Kathy’s daughter, Allie, was four months old and in the hospital, Kathy was supported with a parent-to-parent connection.  Kathy says she gained an understanding that she is not alone – others are going through similar...

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