• Shannon Connor Winward
    SPECIAL EVENT: Shannon Connor Winward: Their Stories / Our Stories: A Creative Writing Workshop for Parents of Special Needs Kids

    Their Stories / Our Stories: A Creative Writing Workshop for Parents of Special Needs Kids Caring for a child with a diagnosis, disability or “difference” can be rewarding: sometimes we find strength we didn’t know we had; sometimes we find our purpose, hidden truths, treasures.  Other times we find ourselves alone, overwhelmed and frustrated. Often we feel all of this at once: up is down, left is right is wrong, and the only thing we’re sure of is that we love our kids to the moon and back—even when we’re so tired we forget to say so. Of all the tools in the special needs’ parents toolbox, writing can be one of the most powerful. Words can help us sort through our feelings. They can help us focus and heal. Through writing, we can be better advocates for our children—and for ourselves. Their Stories / Our Stories is a creative writing workshop […]