Author Archives: MarissasDad

People are People

Special needs are a perplexing topic to the peripherally involved. Some of them are supplemental caregivers, therapists, billing staff, insurance agents, to name a few and they know the key words and tricky phrases but don’t really have a great handle on the actual topic at hand. Sure, the may know that flapping behaviors are…

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Dads Can’t Do Everything, Even Though We Try

Just this weekend I loomed large over my petite baby daughter, holding her close, playing with her hand.  Tears rolled down my cheeks, not in a torrent, but rather a slow emotional drizzle which besets me from time to time.  “I can love you, I can hold you, I can play with you, but little…

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