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14 Challenges Of Raising A Special Needs Child
What do parents raising a child with special needs go through on a day-to-day basis? While parenting a child is challenging on it's own, bringing up a son or daughter with special needs can come with its own unique set of challenges. These 13 moms and dads reveal how they really feel when it comes to parenting a kid with special needs. Here are their honest confessions about their own experiences.

Being positive wears on you.

1
There are so many unseen struggles to raising a special needs child. It goes far beyond anything I could have ever imagined. Ready to throw in the towel.. I can't keep being positive when life is so negative right now.

One battle after the next.

2
My heart is broken I have no support system with raising my strong willed, special needs daughter. My mom was my rock but now she's gone & I can't get a break. Everyday is a fight and I'm just so tired.

You have to do what's best for you and your child.

3
I had no choice but to give my son with complex special needs with severe ADHD and moderate autism combined to a foster parent who is trained to work with and care for him. I saved his life and mine.

There's a difference.

4
My daughter is special needs. I always have to explain to family that she isn't "being a brat" she just doesnt like overexposure. Shes sensitive to stimulation.

You love your child no matter what.

5
I'm a single father raising a special needs son... And as hard as it can be... I wouldn't change it for anything

You can't help but question it.

6
Sometimes it's hard raising with child with special needs. Sometimes I feel as if I failed as a parent or wonder if I'm a good enough parent.
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