In honor of Father's Day, I thought I'd share an article about the secrets of strong special needs dads.This comes from Suzanne Perryman of the Huffington Post
My husband, Zoe's Dad was my inspiration to write about what I know about special needs dads.
We are in the kitchen, my husband and I, cleaning up after dinner and talking about our day. I am telling him a sweet story about Zoe, a challenge she encountered. The story ends with success and as I happily share the outcome, I look to his face for the approval and excitement that I know he will offer, his endless encouragement something I rely on. Instead, I see he is still working through my words, that his face is still, caught in the moment when Zoe was vulnerable and unsure of her abilities, and in that few seconds, his face fills with pain and I see the heartache I know he lives with.
1. Special Needs Dads suffer silently with broken hearts. These dads are productive and they find their daily dose of happy, but that doesn't mean the...
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