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Being Put Through My Paces

A meeting is scheduled.  With The Boy’s teachers.  Not yet an official IEP meeting, just an I’m-so-sick-of-you-not-knowing-what-you’re-doing meeting.  Nah, I won’t really say that.  But I do have dreams, yes DREAMS about running an inservice, actual PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT for these teachers, and not just about how to effectively approach a student and his/her IEP, but about basic things like GRADING and ASSESSMENTS. 303 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Nurse!! You keep ignoring my call light!

Carson is 10…Carson is diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (SPD), he’s considered “high-functioning”, formerly known as Asperger’s Syndrome,   This means that Carson is highly-intelligent, has many quirks, and the social skills of a popsicle stick.   742 more words

Good Eating Day :)

I don’t get very many of them so when Juli has a good eating day where I don’t have to coax her too much then I celebrate lol. 97 more words


Empowered Moms

These days I don’t feel so empowered, at least not on a macro-scale. I feel good about what I can do, what I am doing, for Martin. 536 more words


You Won't Believe What Happened!

Disclaimer: Unless you are the parent of a child who faces exceptional challenges or has special needs, the following maybe lost on you. And that’s okay. 264 more words


Day 16: Daddy

I collected Teddy on my own from school at lunchtime today.

Something wasn’t quite right.

Teddy stood on tiptoes to see over the box on the desk in reception. 62 more words


My Brain Hates Me VLOG!!!

I finally started my vlog…  check out my ramblings on chronic pain, life, coping, and the Youtubes!

Also, check out my blog http://brainhatesme.wordpress.com/ or follow… 22 more words