* 1. What is your first name?

* 2. What is your special needs child's name?

* 3. Would you prefer that I use fake names in this blog post about you and your family?

* 4. How old is your child now? What is his/her diagnosis? How old was he/she when he/she was diagnosed? How did you learn of his/her diagnosis?

* 5. How has this diagnosis changed your life? (be specific, please... you can be positive or negative or just make a list)

* 6. What does your/your child's schedule look like on a daily basis?

* 7. What should I say/not say to you if I meet you for the first time? (ie. I'm so sorry for your child, life must be really hard for you, or I don't know how you do it)

* 8. What does the future look like for you and your family?

* 9. Is there anything else you'd like to add about you, your child, or your family? Please do so now.

* 10. What is your email address so I can contact you with my draft for your approval?
If you don't want to be anonymous, and you'd like to include pictures of you, your child, or your family, please email them to christie.beck@hotmail.com