When you first start talking about having children you dream about your life as a parent. A lot of the dreams incorporate sharing your passions with this child. This could include playing sports, an instrument, learning to draw or paint and many other of life’s passions. When learning your child has special needs the loss of this dream will trigger strong emotions. These emotions are similar to learning about any of life’s losses and will require the person to go through the five stages of grief.
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