Yes, I’m THAT parent, the special needs parent committed to standing up for my child.
Hell yes, I'm THAT special needs parent - www.myhometruths.com
I’m THAT parent who will call you out if I feel you have not treated my child as you should.
I’m THAT parent who won’t tolerate empty platitudes or broken promises.
I’m THAT parent who will constantly chase up issues that need to be addressed.
I’m THAT parent who won’t play politics with my child’s future.
I’m THAT parent who will do whatever it takes to make my child feel safe and secure.
I’m THAT parent who doesn’t accept that adjustments can’t be made.
I’m THAT parent who does my research and goes into every meeting with a plan.
I’m THAT parent who will insist on my child being included even if no-one thinks they can do it.
I’m THAT parent who is determined to show the world my child is capable of anything.
I’m THAT parent who sees challenges as opportunities, not as excuses to give up.
I’m THAT parent who will go the extra mile to get everyone on board for the benefit of my child.
I’m THAT parent who is not afraid to ask questions, challenge assumptions or follow up on actions.
I’m THAT parent who finds a way forward even when no-one else can see a way out.
I’m THAT parent who sees beyond my child’s challenges and celebrates their strengths.
I’m THAT parent who doesn’t care if you feel uncomfortable around me or my child.
I’m THAT parent who is unfailingly loyal to those who support my child.
I’m THAT parent who will never apologise for requesting special provisions to help my child.
I’m THAT parent who is not afraid to appeal decisions if I feel they are unfair.
I’m THAT parent who will give you whatever support you need to help my child.
I’m THAT parent who won’t go away quietly.
I’m THAT parent who will never, ever give up on my child.
If all this makes me THAT parent, then, hell yes, that’s who I am.
Hell yes, I'm THAT special needs parent - www.myhometruths.com
I’m not ashamed to be an effective advocate for my child. I’m not ashamed to stand my ground. I’m not ashamed to love my child unconditionally. I’m not ashamed to speak out.
I’m a positive special needs parent.
I’m THAT special needs parent.
And that’s more than okay with me.

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