"I'm a Lot Like You"

In a letter to her son's kindergarten class, a mom explains what it means to be adopted and to have cerebral palsy.

One mom explains special needs adoption to her son's class.
When their child goes to school for the first time, parents experience a range of emotions worthy of a greeting card commercial: excitement, apprehension, anticipation, sadness. And if their child has special needs, his parents have special concerns. Will their child fit in? How will his classmates react? How can we prepare his teacher? Our 5-year-old, Quin, begins kindergarten in August. Some of his special needs are extremely noticeable. Due to cerebral palsy, Quin wears leg braces and walks with ...

In a letter to her son’s kindergarten class, a ghost-writing mom explains what it means to be adopted and to have cerebral palsy.


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