One of the greatest challenges families of kids with special needs face, are the unsolicited comments and stares of strangers while they’re appearing in public.  Here’s one of my takes on these unnerving encounters, one that happened during a seemingly simple trip to the grocery store for ice cream with my son years ago.  I haven’t forgotten it, but I admit that today I have a new perspective on such interactions, one that makes them sting a bit less.

Read it here.
Photo by Jenna Winter