Liane Kupferberg Carter is a journalist whose articles and essays have appeared in many publications, including the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune and the Huffington Post. She writes a monthly column for Autism After 16, and serves as a board member of Matan, an advocacy and educational nonprofit that facilitates inclusive Jewish education programs to children with special needs and their families.
As part of our month-long series dedicated to Jewish Disability Awareness Month, Liane shares advice for those just starting out on the special needs journey.
I'm a proud member of a tribe.…No, not just that tribe. I mean the tribe of special needs parents. There's no way you'd spot us in a crowd. But even without a secret handshake, special needs parents manage to find each other. Maybe it's that unmistakable look of exhaustion and resolve many of us wear. Whatever it is, I've been part… >> Read More