Special needs families celebrate the joys of parenthood with many triumphant milestones and memorable experiences. We also get to witness the beauty in acts of kindness and selflessness in how people, unrelated to our family, behave with our special needs children. We get to see these acts of kindness in teachers, therapists and other service providers. We’ll also see it in caregivers who provide our family respite services and full time support. However, finding caregivers for special needs families presents many challenges that range from identifying caregivers to finding one who is a good match for special needs families to keeping a caregiver long-term.
Author: Christine Goulbourne