Tag: IEP

We are lucky to have a child in Special Education

I feel a little sorry for parents with “normal” kids. They don’t get to go through all of the surveys and tests and meetings to learn all about their child’s strengths and weaknesses in the academic environment. At best they get a few minutes during conferences to speak one on one with the teacher. Meanwhile, …

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Back for another round of NABLOPOMO.

Have I lost my mind to go back to trying to write a blog every day for the next month after 5 months off? Probably. But with my little guy back in school full time 5 days a week I hope I might have a bit more time than last year when he was out at …

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Give me boring routine any day.

This week has exhausted me. It wasn’t that we did anything overly taxing or that J kept us up more than usual. I finally came to the realization that it is because we have been completely thrown off our routine since Saturday. Instead of going to our normal local church we piled in the car …

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Why do I have to go Mama Bear to get things done?

NO! No no no no no no no! I don’t want to!!! Waaah! You can’t make me! I said Noooooooooooooooooooo! Ok, deep breath in aaaaaand out. One. Two. Three. Four. Happy place, happy place. Do you know one of those people that like to argue? The ones that thrive on a nice healthy debate. The …

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Early Intervention for Autism is CRITICAL

I don’t discuss my son’s Autism much, but I felt it was important to share our story so other parents will understand the importance of Early Intervention. Two years ago I didn’t know what to do. Something was off with my three year old. While other kids his age played together and talked with each other …

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