• How More Intervention Meant More Freedom For My Son

    9 days ago - By Scary Mommy

    Sometimes, as paradoxical as it sounds, more intervention means more freedom.
    When my son, Charlie, was three, I walked into his special needs preschool one breezy spring afternoon to pick him up after his physical therapy as per usual. Except nothing about this moment was usual. When I rounded the corner to his class, I glimpsed his back, his curling blond hair, his little hands resting on the arms of an impossibly small black wheelchair. I hadn't known they even made wheelchairs that small. But there it was and there he was. He looked comfortable. He looked happy. His therapist pivoted...
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