Ah, summer! It’s a time to relax, soak up some sun, and take life easier. But if you’re the parent of school age kids, summer can be stressful.
Throw a special needs child into the mix, and it can become pure pandemonium.
What’s a special needs parent to do? How do we give our kids more freedom during summer yet still keep our homes from descending into chaos?
Special needs parents, you’ve got to have a plan. There will be issues, surprises, and detours — so it’s best to prepare and tackle summer head on. You need some practical ideas about how to structure your days to accommodate your child’s needs, and still give everyone some much needed relaxation and freedom.
I’m here to help!
How to plan for summer with special needs kids
Summer with special needs kids can be challenging, but with a workable plan in place, you’ll enjoy it more — and so will your kids! Preparation is key to a successful summer with special needs, so let’s get started, shall we?