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our answer: one in a million(ish)

We already knew this kid was one in a million.  Now we just have proof.

On Friday morning we met with her doctors.  They finally gave us that answer we’ve spent all this time searching for. 282 more words

Special Needs Parenting

Autism

The criteria for Autism depends on who defines the condition—-the state, the federal government, or the medical community.   Today’s discussion focuses on the Texas Education Agency eligibility criteria, Federal Regulation criteria, and the DSM-V criteria. 1,190 more words

IDEA Law

What if the hare doesn't nap?

Most of you will be familiar with the age old story of the Hare and the Tortoise, one of Aesop’s fables. The story being that a hare and a tortoise race. 697 more words

Teaching a Different Way

I often get asked if I would help someone learn how to teach Yoga to people with disabilities.  I usually dodge the question because I believe it is not a teachable skill. 276 more words

Wednesday Surprise

Yesterday, we got the developmental report from Nate’s developmental pediatrician.  We initially thought he would need to undergo occupational therapy three to four times a week but it was good that the report said that he would only need two.   518 more words

Mommy Diaries

Actually, it's a rhombus...

Matching shapes, eating cookies and writing on the wall… Great conversations sparked from these activities! Never underestimate the power of conversation.

Just another day of learning😀 

Education

F**K OFF AUTISM!!

Warning to any readers of a sensitive disposition – multiple uses of the F word have been used in this blog…. and they may be used again. 635 more words

Autism