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Erika Fässler-Nelson

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“Dear illegal parker…”

I have a square, blue card in the window of my minivan that is boldly imprinted…

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Help! My special needs child has to get glasses

In the world of special needs parenting, the necessity of your child requiring glasses…

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Special needs parenting: a ‘thank you’ to teachers and therapists

‘Bravo Mia!’ These are the words that guide me down the hall to Mia’s…

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Rare conditions are an all-too-common story

I stepped out of the paediatric intensive care unit for a breath of fresh air.

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I will blenderize anything once

The other day a little boy in Mia’s play group observed Mia eating her afternoon…

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One-sided conversations with my non-verbal child

If you were to see me out and about with Mia, you’d think we were having a…

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