Have you heard of the Teal Pumpkin Project? Fantastic idea! Tips and treat lists so your house can be a part of a Food Allergy Inclusive Halloween for all kids! Includes where to buy Allergen Free Halloween Candy. As a parent, I can barely imagine the stress of your child having a life threatening food […]
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Shopping tonight or tomorrow? Take a look at the Sears Black Friday ad before you go. Personally, I worked in retail for many years, and once I left I vowed I would never shop on Black Friday. But for some it’s a tradition. If you’re headed out tonight or tomorrow, take a look at the […]
Today’s question: My daughter is 7 and has had behavioral problems in school since pre-school. We fought for 5 months when she was in Kindergarden to have her tested and she is Socially and Emotionally Developmentally delayed. She was seen by a Speech/Language provider and he said she has a tough time coming up with […]
Today I testified before our state’s Special Education Funding Commission. This group of individuals has been charged with the responsibility of evaluating the special ed process in Pennsylvania, how it works, how it’s funded, the funding itself and so on. They want to hear from parents and citizens about their experiences with Special Education in […]
Help with IEPs
Shopping tonight or tomorrow? Take a look at the JCPenney Black Friday ad before you go. Personally, I worked in retail for many years, and once I left I vowed I would never shop on Black Friday. But for some it’s a tradition. If you’re headed out tonight or tomorrow, take a look at the […]
- Read this before you go to your first IEP meeting. All of it.
- Dear School: STOP calling me to come pick up my kid!
Home Sweet Home
Have you heard of Qwirkle? My son got it for Christmas a few years ago when he was 6. At the time, I thought it was just another board game. But wow, it has so many skills and benefits! Even some Alzheimer’s groups recommend this game. Finding that article gave me pause, that I should […]
Ah, friendship. I had a mom once say to me, “I want my child to have a friend, not a buddy.” Exactly! I want him to be included, not to be your community service project. And he’s very likable when given the chance. Some kids just need friendships and reciprocating explained to them. It can […]