Newborn Screening

Tools of the Trade – Newborn Screening

If you have had a baby before, you may remember this test.  This test is commonly called the PKU test although PKU is just one of the rare conditions that it tests for.  Each state tests for a different number of conditions.  In Texas, we test for 31 conditions and 24 sub conditions.  More information …

Tips for Parenting with Disabilities

How To Get Prepared For Parenthood When You Have A Disability

  I was recently approached by Ashley Taylor from DisabledParents.org about doing a guest post for parents with disabilities.  This is what Ashley has to say.   Being a parent is one of the most rewarding jobs on Earth, yet it’s also one of the most stressful. Add a disability into the mix and you can …