Millennial Moms Raising Kids with Special Needs

App for Millennial Moms Raising Kids with Special Needs


Most moms of special needs children all have one thing in common.  Feeling alone.  Your friends and family love you sure.  But they don’t really understand the work, pain and even fear.  Wolf + Friends wants to end this.  When you feel alone,  you’re not. There’s an entire community of people out there to connect with.





From Wolf+Friends comes the launch of its new content.  A community app specifically for moms raising children with special needs.

The Wolf + Friends app is designed for moms to connect with other moms who just get it.  Find women in your own neighborhood who are also raising special needs children.  From autism, anxiety, ADHD, sensory processing issues, developmental delays, mental health issues, down syndrome, and other learning differences.


How the APP Works

In a judgment-free space, members will create a peer to peer support system.  Connect via direct messages and group chats.  Find new friends and mentors. The community will also have access to a curated content feed.  Here they can read the relevant news, shop stylish and developmentally appropriate products, and get lifestyle tips.  From occupational therapists, speech and language pathologists, child psychologists, behaviorists, financial advisors, and other experts will contribute.

Wolf + Friends began as an inclusive shopping platform for parents raising children of all abilities,” said Carissa Tozzi, co-founder of Wolf + Friends. “But we soon discovered that our amazing community of special needs moms needed more support. Many were feeling isolated and alone and wanted to meet friends nearby who would truly understand the beauty and challenges of raising a child with special needs.



This is the app for moms that I wish I had when my son was first diagnosed with autism,” said Gena Mann, co-founder Wolf + Friends. “We launched Wolf + Friends to be the tool for parents raising kids with a variety of developmental differences. It can be hard to find a friend you relate to or get advice on the best specialists in your community—especially when you are a first-time parent to a child who has special needs. With the Wolf + Friends app, we have brought together the elements we wanted more of—community, mentors, support—with digestible information that parents like us crave.





Tozzi and Mann, just landed on The Helm’s Motherhood: Women to Watchlist featuring female entrepreneurs who are changing the game for modern mothers.


The Wolf + Friends app is free and available in the App Store.   You can also learn more at


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Stephanie is a wife and mom of two, a Virtual Assistant, freelance writer and Social Media maven. Stephanie is also the owner of The Autism Diva - a travel, lifestyle blog and special needs resource as she is raising a non-verbal son with Autism. The Autism Diva covers events in the metro Atlanta area and New England. Also hosts giveaways, reviews, recipes and more. With a background in Business and Finance, she left it all behind to be a stay-at-home mom and also homeschools both her kids. Coffee is a must and while life can be crazy, she wouldn't have it any other way.

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