Hi Exceptional Parents,
Thank you for your interest in joining the group. My name is Tiffany, and I'm the parent of an awesome 9-year old son with high-functioning autism. He's my world -- and there's nothing I wouldn't do for him. As exceptional parents of special needs kids, I'm sure you also feel the same about your children.
But let's face it - special needs parenting is HARD. And for single parents, it's especially hard. I know firsthand that managing my child's team of therapists, communicating continuously with his school, staying on top of insurance claims and ensuring that I carry over my son's treatment plans in his day-to-day life is…well, another job -- on top of my day job. I'm sure you can relate to the endless juggling act.
As a soon-to-be divorcee, I suddenly feel isolated among my friends, who are mostly married. So, I thought I’d start this group to connect with other parents, of school-age special needs kids, who want to:
· Establish lasting friendships and a support system with other singles who truly understand their situation
· Go out—without the kids
· Discuss and explore interests, beyond just special needs parenting.
· Find balance in their lives
· Share resources
· Support each other
· Do activities/classes to care for ourselves – hiking, yoga, meditation, personal development workshops
· Enjoy the dating scene
Let’s give back to ourselves to be the best parents we can possibly be. Looking forward to meeting you all, and thanks again for your interest.
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