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#200 3 Ways to Help Your Developmentally Delayed Child

#200 3 Ways to Help Your Developmentally Delayed Child

It's hard to believe but this episode 200! Thank you to everyone who has listened from the beginning and to all our new listeners as well.   Today we're talking about a very difficult situation for parents.   Nothing stings as much as the snide remarks of another parent (or family member) when they are speaking about your developmentally delayed child.   "What's wrong with him?"   "Why isn't she taking yet?"   "Shouldn't he be walking by now?"   I understand that these comments are with good and innocent intent (most of the time), but that doesn't mean that they don't leave you feeling like you are a complete failure and bad parent.   This week a good friend of mine told me about a little girl who was about a year old and still couldn't lift her head up. The parents, 2 wonderful and extremely loving people, were beside themselves in despair, fear, and frustration.    They didn't know what to do to help their little girl.   I've learned, from experience, that most parents of children w