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To the General Education Teachers with Students with Special Needs

It is with immense gratitude that I profess my awe in all that you do. I know you went to college to become a general education teacher. You selected this profession despite the long hours with little pay. The district you work within probably doesn’t have the means to fully support you as you juggle […]

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Top Seven Places in San Antonio for Children with Disabilities to Have a Blast

  First of all (stands up tall on kitchen chair), EVERY PLACE in San Antonio should be inclusive for families and children with special needs. In my experience, I have found that our city is an inclusive mecca: less stares, more holding the door open, and just an overall willingness to be accepting. We are […]

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Fiesta Fun for a Great Cause at Taste of the Northside on Wednesday, April 26th

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Brighton Center to make you aware of their wonderful services for children and fundraising events. It’s the most wonderful time of the year—in the Alamo City, that is. Doors are adorned with colorful wreaths, festive medals are sold and traded at every corner, papel picado (paper banners) hangs across trees […]

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10 Ways Brighton Center Helps Parents of a Child With Special Needs

Alamo City Moms Blog is excited to have Brighton Center as a partner and bring you information on their wonderful resources, classes, and fundraisers for children with special needs. Parents of a child with special needs will do anything they can to make sure their child is happy and in a supportive environment. But without the right […]

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ACMB Presents: Autism, A Mother’s Letter

Fluff. Turn. Stare. As I gently prepared my babies’ nursery for their arrival, I began to think about all the things that could go awry with their birth. I was 24 weeks pregnant with twins and home on bed rest, a tubutaline pump lodged in my thigh aiming to deliver regular pumps into my blood […]

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Come Celebrate Eva’s Heroes 10th Birthday During “Baskets & Blankets” on May 1

Alamo City Moms Blog is happy to partner with Eva’s Heroes and allow them to share news of their Baskets & Blankets family event on May 1st at Brackenridge Park. Everybody loves a picnic. It’s great to catch up with friends, share in the excitement, laughter, food and drinks, and wonderful memories that are made […]

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Fun for All Abilities at Morgan's Wonderland in San Antonio, Texas | Alamo City Moms Blog

Fun for All Abilities at Morgan’s Wonderland

Morgan’s Wonderland: Who is it for? It’s for EVERYONE. The first time we went to Morgan’s Wonderland, I felt awkward about claiming free admission for F.T., my son, who is on the autism spectrum. (The park offers free admission for people of all ages who have special needs.) Autism is an invisible difference, and it […]

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“My Doctor Labeled My Son As ADHD, Wrote A Script For Adderall, And Sent Us On Our Way”

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Vital Life Wellness Center. The realization of Dr. Bernice Gonzalez’s vision for medicine, Vital Life Wellness Center combines today’s technology with yesterday’s care. Today, Dr. Gonzalez shares some information about children diagnosed with ADHD, or Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder, and invites anyone interested in learning more […]

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Families Empowered’s School Connection Fair: Helping You Make an Informed Choice About Your Child’s Education

Alamo City Moms Blog is thrilled to partner with Families Empowered, a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping families find the right schools for their children, and share news of their events and services. Mothers of multiples like me will be the first to tell you that none of their children is alike. Kids can come from […]

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San Antonio Spotlight: Autism Community Network

As part of the San Antonio community, we at Alamo City Moms Blog feel strongly that we are part of something bigger than the small worlds we operate in daily. San Antonio is a city rich with incredible not-for-profit organizations and resources that support different needs of San Antonio families, mothers, and children. Once a month, […]

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Perspectives: My son found his happy place at a charter school

Perspectives in Parenting: My Son Found His Happy Place at a Charter School

Motherhood comes with a host of choices to make about what is best for you, your family, and your child. We at Alamo City Moms Blog have a variety of moms who want to embrace these choices instead of feeling guilty or judged for them! We are continuing our series, Perspectives in Parenting, with a […]

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