Support Groups - Guest: Carol Lippert. Special Parents Confidential Episode 01
For our first episode of Special Parents Confidential we talk about support groups for parents. Our guest has some valuable information, especially if you're not apart of a support group right now. Why are support groups important?
If you have access to support groups in your area, you know they can be a great resource for parents of special needs children. Being able to talk with other parents of children who have similar challenges as your own children can open up avenues of information that you might otherwise not have available. But what can you do if there aren't any support groups where you live?
Our guest for this interview, Carol Lippert, was confronted with that situation when she and her family moved to Grand Rapids, MI from Los Angeles. Her oldest son has autism and there were no support groups for parent of autistic kids. So she started her own support group. She talks about how she did it and wh