Raising a child is a challenge that everyone can’t do. But raising a child with special needs can be very challenging, but they’re a thousand parents out there stepping up to the plate and caring for their children who may just need a little bit of extra love and care. Being a mom or dad to a special needs child is the most rewarding thing in the world. They are the gentlest, kindest, and most loving humans in this world. Also, they show you a whole different world of love and care. Here are some celebrities having special needs kids that you might not know about.
The Canadian-born Caterina has a cute baby daughter named Paloma “Pippa” which is always popping in the 39-year-old actress’ social media feed. Paloma was with Down syndrome and since her birth in 2016, Caterina has become a prominent voice on social media for raising awareness about the condition.(Celebrities)
2. Amanda Booth
3. Toni Braxton
Toni Braxton is a singer, songwriter, record producer, actress, and philanthropist who rose to fame in the early 1990s as a popular R&B singer. She gave birth to her first child, Denim, in 2001 and her second child Diezel, in 2003. At age of 3, he was diagnosed with autism. She explains that as parent of an autistic boy, she always felt there was something she could do differently. But through this process, she learned nothing was wrong with her son at all – the diagnosis just is what it is.
In 2016 she made a surprising announcement to the public Braxton said that her 13-year-old son stopped having autistic features and fully recovered from his state. She described her son as a “social butterfly” and said that the recovery from this condition had become possible due to her timely interference, constant hard work, and special programs for autistic kids that she took from the autism speaks foundation
4. Sylvester Stallone
5. Katie Price
6. John McGinley
John said in an interview about having a special needs child, “The first of months, it felt like we’d been over the head with some kind of cosmic hammer… and sooner or later you have to do something, you have to pick some aggressive verb about what you’re gonna do for this life. For Max ‘you gotta do something for me, get over your stuff, dad I’m here.”
7. Colin Farrell
Colin Farrell or The bad boy of Hollywood is a dad! His son, James has a genetic condition known as Angelman Syndrome. This rare condition is a mental disability that leads to jerky movements. Colin said “when you’re the parent of a child with special needs, it’s important to feel that you are not alone”
8. Christopher Gorham
Gorham says that he feels for all parents who have kids with special needs, as he’s been going through a lot of changes and stress. But he sees the positive side of this trial, as his wife, according to his words, turned out to be a real superhero in coping with this.
9. Gary Cole
Actor Gary Cole has a young child, Mary who was special when she was 2 years old. She didn’t process information like you or I do, and did not pick up on social cues. she was diagnosed with autism but has led a normal life. She was provided with therapy and help from a personal aide. Gary’s advice to parents who may have special children is “Seek answers, and the earlier – the better.”
10. Jenny McCarthy
However, she began looking for treatments to help him recover. One of the things she did was to fix the family’s eating habits, she also tried video modeling and play therapy to teach him how to play with toys, and it turns out that her “warrior spirit:” did indeed help Evan. Evan has made great strides. She said “He ‘s doing amazing, He’s considered recovered”