2007 April

Chicago Parent magazine

From just mom to advocate

Where there were roadblocks, Ellen Garber Bronfeld made opportunities. Read...

 

Taking Giant Steps for autism

Like most schools, Giant Steps teaches its students independence. Read...

 

In it together as a family

Dave Gnadt doesn’t take the little things in life for granted. Especially his young sons, Anthony and Nicco, a boy with melt-dad’s-heart blue eyes and autism. Read...

 

Best chances

Katie McGee watched her son’s words disappear one by one. Sean only used five or six words, but once he turned 1 they began to vanish. Read...

 

'No day is ordinary'

Checkup after checkup, the first 18 months of Giacomo Pisani’s life had his mom walking out of the doctor’s office hearing the most reassuring word a parent could hear: perfect. Read...

 

Not just man's best friend

When 13-year-old Ethan Brown’s mom told him he couldn’t get an Xbox 360, Ethan’s immediate response was to lay down next to his dog, Apple, and pour his heart out about his disappointment. Read...

 

So gifted, yet just different

Don’t ask Nathan Zimbrich who, when and why. Read...

 

The almost perfect baby

The small bumper sticker on Nicole Strawser’s car offers only a hint of the story behind it. Read...

 

A heart full of love

The first time she met a mom with a child with autism, Susan O’Shaughnessy remembers thinking how lucky it was that she wasn’t that mom. Read...

 
 







 
 
 
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