MCITP Family Support Network

A community of families dedicated to early intervention in Montgomery County, MD

September 2009 Blog Posts (3)

MCITP News 9-29-09

Hi Everyone!

I hope you are enjoying the new website as much as we are! So many areas to explore! Be sure and join the parent discussion group if you're interested in sharing/hearing stories, asking other parents questions, etc. That discussion group is for members only and is PRIVATE! So, whatever you say there will stay there . . . kind of like Vegas!

There are a few events coming up that I want to invite you all to. The Family Advisory Board (FAB) is kicking off their year of… Continue

Added by Amy Kealiher on September 29, 2009 at 2:38pm — No Comments

With the light: raising an autistic child By Keiko Tobe


I found this Magna novel called " With The Light" It is about a family who is raising an autistic child. I read through the first phase and on the last page the little boy finally looked at his mom and said "mommy." I don't know why but it just triggered something in side of me and I can't stop crying....

This book it just made me see. Like I have talked to other moms and seen a lot of other children but to read this book that so bluntly illustrates what my life has been…


Added by Samantha on September 27, 2009 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Better is not good enough.

At the age of 18 months D was sitting in the middle of the floor screaming for hours on end. I thought that I was the worst mother in the world. I had taken all these hours of training on Child care and development, spent years taking care of other peoples children. And yet I didn't know what to do about my own child. I couldn't conect with her. She lived in her own world and it hurt so much when I could see that that world wasn't nice to her.

It was a secret. We never went out, we never… Continue

Added by Samantha on September 26, 2009 at 12:42am — 1 Comment

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