Author Archives: Scott Anderson

My Special Needs Child Lost His Best Friend

My Special Needs Child Lost His Best Friend

Two 11-year-olds, Blake and Alyssa, were bound by their disabilities as much as their personalities. These two kids spent almost every minute of every school day together, and have spent every school day together since they began school. Still it makes me wonder if kids that age take things for granted. I wonder if they count on each other as a safety net like they would count on the bus being there every day or the nurse always having that band aid for a scraped up knee. More »