Swirl & Sip Podcast

Special Child, Special Mom

December 02, 2020 Sasha & Shara Season 2 Episode 214
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Special Child, Special Mom
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Swirl & Sip Podcast
Special Child, Special Mom
Dec 02, 2020 Season 2 Episode 214
Sasha & Shara

 It's time to break the silence about your kids with disabilities. ⁠If more women-of-color spoke up about their special needs children, so many others would not feel alone.⁠ The black and brown special needs community needs more visibility. Don't be afraid to "label" your child as special needs. That "label" can get you access to the support and resources that you both need. ⁠

In this episode, we're talking with Kacey Dangerfield, aka Kay Alex, who is transparent about her journey with her autistic son, Zander. Kacey gives us great insight into why it's important to get an early diagnosis if you think your child may be special needs and why more Black and brown moms need to open up about the reality of having a special needs child.

Kacey is a mom, wife, podcaster and experience curator who seeks to provide out -of-the-box events and designs that cater to the creative Millennial family. Her most notable events include Dads Can Doo it Too, and The Hunt, an Easter Egg Hunt like no other! By day, she's a Speech-Language Pathologist who currently serves the birth-3-year-old population. Mom of three, and wife to her college sweetheart, Kacey shares the filtered and unfiltered experiences of her family via her Instagram page @_kayalex_. While her world revolves around her family, Kacey knows the importance of self-care as she lives by the quote, "my cup has to be full in order for me to be able to pour into others."

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Show Notes

 It's time to break the silence about your kids with disabilities. ⁠If more women-of-color spoke up about their special needs children, so many others would not feel alone.⁠ The black and brown special needs community needs more visibility. Don't be afraid to "label" your child as special needs. That "label" can get you access to the support and resources that you both need. ⁠

In this episode, we're talking with Kacey Dangerfield, aka Kay Alex, who is transparent about her journey with her autistic son, Zander. Kacey gives us great insight into why it's important to get an early diagnosis if you think your child may be special needs and why more Black and brown moms need to open up about the reality of having a special needs child.

Kacey is a mom, wife, podcaster and experience curator who seeks to provide out -of-the-box events and designs that cater to the creative Millennial family. Her most notable events include Dads Can Doo it Too, and The Hunt, an Easter Egg Hunt like no other! By day, she's a Speech-Language Pathologist who currently serves the birth-3-year-old population. Mom of three, and wife to her college sweetheart, Kacey shares the filtered and unfiltered experiences of her family via her Instagram page @_kayalex_. While her world revolves around her family, Kacey knows the importance of self-care as she lives by the quote, "my cup has to be full in order for me to be able to pour into others."

Like what you heard? Subscribe to get notified with the newest episodes! Don't forget to rate and review, too!

#SharingisCaring share our podcast with a friend, or three!

Find out what we're sipping on: The Wine List
Check out the show notes: www.swirlandsippodcast.com
Join us over on Instagram: @swirlandsippodcast
Suggest a topic or email us at: [email protected]

Support the show (https://www.patreon.com/swirlandsippodcast)