Fathers Talking about Post-Traumatic Growth

There was more than enough suffering to go around. For the most part, the shock and awe of the original diagnosis had worn off as 49 fathers of special needs children shared their stories at the annual conference of the Washington State Fathers Network in Seattle on October 11. Most men embrace the role of problem solvers and want to solve the problems of their child’s special needs. But it’s not that simple. The disability is a gritty and unwelcome reality that brings up difficult feelings that are hard to talk about. Read the rest at http://www.familyaffaires.com/fathers-special-needs-children/