JKP author Eileen Riley-Hall (Parenting Girls on the Autism Spectrum) discusses growing as a parent along with your special needs child in her new article for the New York Times blog Motherlode- Adventures in Parenting:
“My 15 year-old daughter Lizzie is very angry with me right now. Over breakfast this morning, she sputtered through tears: I am not letting her grow up! I am an overprotective, crazy mother! ‘Not fair,’ she kept repeating: her mantra, but the words don’t seem to sink into my apparently dense skull.”
To read the full article, click here: Letting a Daughter with Development Disorders Grow Up.