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Parenting Impossible – The Special Needs Survival Podcast

Annette Hines
Mental HealthKids & FamilyParentingHealth & Fitness

Parenting: Impossible – The Special Needs Survival Podcast is a podcast dedicated to giving compassionate advice for all stages of life. Our conversations revolve around the entire special needs community including those with autism, intellectual disabilities, physical disabilities, mental health issues and more. Parents and experts (and sometimes parents who are experts!) discuss a whole host of issues facing the special needs community including raising children with different abilities, transitioning into adulthood, sibling challenges and how to effectively navigate the complex systems in our world. We offer inspiration, support, expertise and a wide range of discussions that will help you survive and thrive as you support your loved one with special needs. Imagine yourself having coffee with a friend and discussing all the important challenges in your life – but your best friend is an expert! Hosted by Attorney Annette Hines, special needs mom, author of the best-selling book Butte... more


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4.9 out of 5 stars from 32 ratings
  • Love Parenting Impossible!

    It’s obvious that Annette has passion and love for this this work and I always take something encouraging or useful when I drop in and listen. Keep up the good work. more

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    United States20 days ago
  • Great Topics

    I'm in the autism space and this is relevant podcast with good information. Well done!

    Apple Podcasts
    United States4 months ago
  • Author

    Annette has created a wonderful resource for parents of special needs kids!

    Apple Podcasts
    Summer Batte
    United States9 months ago
  • Great show on an important topic

    Thank you so much for this important podcast!

    Apple Podcasts
    United Statesa year ago
  • Yes!

    So happy to find Annette’s podcasts!! Sooo very grateful for the fantastic content!! Just what I needed to try to pull all this together!! What a great host and so many super star status guests!! Can’t say enough good things about this resource!! Thank you. Thank you. Thank you Annette!!! 💕

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    Helen Waldron
    United Statesa year ago

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