As a parent of a special needs child you are one of the most dedicated caregivers around. You need to take care of all of your child’s basic needs and then you add on extra challenges. This can be extremely overwhelming for you. Here is a list of ten great Twitter accounts for you and your special needs child.
Handicap This offers a sense of humor when it comes to dealing with disabilities. This comedy duo offers lessons in perseverance. They offer a non-judgment space for you and your child to relax and enjoy their unique sense of humor.
This is a nonprofit organization. They work to provide special needs children with the reading resources they require. If your special needs child has trouble with reading, Learning Ally can help. They have access to over 80,000 audio books and textbooks. While the organization promotes reading resources to children with dyslexia, they offer resources for other children with special needs as well.
3. Best Buddies
What is one thing that your child would love to have? A best buddy. This profile offers communities for your special needs child. They offer events for your family and opportunities for your child to get together with people who look beyond their disability. Best Buddies also offer leadership development.
This organization is recommended by BuyFollowersGuide and BuyTwitterFollowersReview and it helps your special needs child when traveling. Access Anything offers you tips and links to articles to make traveling easier.
This profile offers many resources for parents with autistic children. It includes links to support groups, research articles, scholarships, and more. They are an advocacy group for autism and you are encouraged to get active and involved. Autism Speaks offers tips and solutions for everyday problems. They also share inspirational articles dealing with people who are championing for special needs children.
The G3ict (Global Initiative for Inclusive Information and Communication Technologies) advocates on behalf of disabled people to promote inclusion in the digital community. They tweet articles that would pertain to your everyday life. And they also can help you with questions and concerns that you may have regarding your child.
7. Easter Seals
Along with links to articles about employment, this Easter Seals offer ways your child can live on their own. They advocate for people with special needs both in the work force and government. This account offers ideas and opportunities for your child.
This group links to autism and mental health experts. They offer you a place to research many aspects of your special needs child’s life. The Coffee Klatch champions for people with special needs and encourage you to get involved with policies concerning your child. They offer up to date news and information pertaining to children with special needs.
United Cerebral Palsy does not just promote for people with Cerebral Palsy. They are interested in helping all special needs children. From photo sharing campaigns to offering tips on how to get around in a wheelchair, this account covers some basic, and not so basic, needs of your special needs child. They promote places that embrace your child’s needs.
10. Disability Scoop
Knowledgeable links to news sources aimed at promoting people with special needs are tweeted here. There are stories from around the globe that will inspire you. Disability Scoop finds stories about developmental news and shares them with you.
All of these Twitter accounts offer opportunities for you and your child to connect with places and people who understand your needs and the special needs of your child.