A Different Perspective on Holiday Giving

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The holiday shopping frenzy extracts much of the joy and excitement out of this season for many people. Parents of special needs kids especially struggle with what gifts to buy and dread that nothing will work out.

When I sit with parents, the emotions are the same for birthdays and holidays. Most parents typically envision their excited child having fun with new toys, yet many parents of children with special needs are confronted with celebrations marred by meltdowns and disappointment.

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