About Me


Parents Moving Mountains is a blog designed by five moms. We are from Arizona and each one of us has a different story to tell, but the one thing we have in common is we each have children with disabilities. We met in a leadership and advocacy training class through Pilot Parents of Southern Arizona. Our goal is to bring community awareness to other parents, guardians, and individuals with disabilities. Below, we have created and attached different styles of letters that you can use to help you with doctor's appointments, educational settings, and extracurricular activities. We have also compiled a list of websites of different organizations that can provide support to you. The listed organizations are located in Arizona and the United States. By providing these references and letters we hope that it will help you move those mountains that can come along.

Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Hello

Hello Everyone

I would like to introduce myself to everyone. I am a mother of five kids 3 boys and 2 girls. I have 2 healthy girls. My husband and I found out in February of 2012 that all 3 of my sons have Duchene Muscular Dystrophy. My sons also have ADHD which is common among boys who have Duchene. My oldest son also has been diagnosed with an intellectual disability. I have always had excellent luck with finding resources and have also had amazing health care providers and Teachers in our lives. As I began to get more involved with the Duchene Community I began to see how difficult it can be for parents to navigate the system and find sufficient Health professionals and communicate with teachers. I have always helped parents with this but I found my knowledge limited and decided enough was enough. I was referred by my brother to a program called AZ Partners In Leadership where I learned more about being an advocate for my children and friends children. While in this program I met this wonderful group of women with whom I helped create and design this blog to help create awareness for people with Special Needs.