Conner, Dalton & I spent a fabulous weekend with our USH family. It unleashed a whole swarm of feelings and revelations.
Sometimes, as moms, it gets to be too much. Especially if you are a mom of children with disabilities. This blog is for all the moms, to let you know you are not alone, it's ok to break down and you will find your strength again.
This is the time of the year when I like to reflect on what I’m thankful for. It’s been a really rewarding, yet challenging year.
Lanya (Lane) McKittrick is the Chair of the Board of the Usher Syndrome Coalition, founder of the Hear See Hope Foundation, and deafblind education researcher and founder of Lane of Inquiry. Lane received her PhD in Special Education at the University of Northern Colorado. Her research, advocacy and family support work are rooted in her personal experience as a mom to four sons, including two who have Usher Syndrome, the leading genetic cause of deafblindness.