I married my high school sweetheart, and we have been together since we were 16. I live in NC and have 3 children. I have worked with kids, both typical, and special needs in the schools since I was 18. I have been a volunteer and a substitute teacher. Since I had my youngest, I have stayed home to care for, and work with her.
My 2 younger children both have special needs and are the reason I now have this website (as well as my other site Something Sew Special) They both have cerebral palsy, seizures, mental retardation, microcephaly, are nonverbal, and are technically "undiagnosed". They both carry a mutation on the gene responsible for Rett Syndrome, but it is an "unknown" mutation and the doctors don't know what it means. They do not present with typical Rett characteristics.
I spend most of my time sewing and reading and have recently started writing a bit.
Thank you to everyone who has taken the time to read this!