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Newly Diagnosed? How To Begin The Narcolepsy Journey With Insight And Hope

I remember May 24th 2010 well. It was the day a doctor from India told me my 3-year old daughter had narcolepsy.

After 6 months of failed hospital visits and invasive tests to rule out a brain tumor, epilepsy, and-- wait for it--drug abuse, I felt incredibly relieved. That relief was was centered around the the thought "it could be worse. It could be so much worse." 

Letting Go--One Parent's Approach To Self-Advocacy In Our Children With Narcolepsy

I'm a big believer in advocating for our children who live with chronic illness but there comes a point when we need to let them speak for themselves.

Just recently I was challenged to think more about his through the Youth Ambassador Program that's organized by Narcolepsy Network. Essentially it's about our children being empowered to self-advcoacy, and the benefits are huge.