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Are You Raising an "I Can't" or an "I'll Try" Exceptional Kid?

Parents of exceptional children often have the mindset that their kidlet either can or cannot do something. For some reason, whether academic or social, parents have this predetermined idea that their child’s fate has already been set. 424 more words

Disability Awareness

Anxiety for all

PTLS FACT: Anxiety and nerves can get the best of our children and adults. Once it sets in their mind, it is very difficult for them to stop it. 168 more words


test results, Jesus, and what's next.

Friday we got E’s genetic testing results back.

Saethre–Chotzen syndrome.

Never heard of it? Neither had we. I still can’t figure out how to even pronounce it. 693 more words


Thanksgiving Wh- Sort

Gobble Gobble!

It has been a while, so I thought I’d post a quick activity that I created for Thanksgiving. Many students cover the Thanksgiving story annually since early childhood. 109 more words

Special Education

The "Providers"

Oxygen, trachs, suction machines, catheters, g-tubes, extensions, syringes, chucks, diapers…. If you had to choose one, which could you make do without?? I bet your answer is: NONE! 467 more words


Vacation at Disney World

We recently returned home from two weeks away from home traveling to Disney World In Florida.

It was fun to travel and see the sights. It was good to get home, as well. 201 more words


the way to a tired parent's heart.

First, to the tired parent.  If someone you know wants to help you, serve you, love you, and offers to bring you dinner (or however they offer to help)… LET THEM!   739 more words