Melmark **Please keep in mind, that these opinions are my own, and as a mom. My son’s diagnosis, skills, abilities, and personality are certainly unique to him. While it’s always good to gather different opinions, you owe it to your child to visit the facility yourself and make your own call. Melmark is a huge beautiful […]
The Timothy School As part of our ongoing series on visiting APSs in our region, I’d like to tell you about our visit to the Timothy School in Berwyn. My standard disclaimer: **Please keep in mind, that these opinions are my own, and as a mom. My son’s diagnosis, skills, abilities and personality are certainly […]
As Michele had posted earlier, we are visiting area APSs. For me, the reason is two-fold. First, of course, if I’m going to be a Special Ed Advocate, I need to be familiar with these facilities. But more importantly, I am the mom to a brand new 5-year-old (turned 5 end of August!) and so […]
I went to a workshop today; it’s a part of the series of workshops to become a certified Special Education Advocate. Today, I sat with Michele (co-author of this blog) as usual, but we also sat with three moms that we’ve never sat with before. (And we gave them the link to this website, so […]
That is one of my favorite quotes ever, from Randy Pausch. If you haven’t watched his “Last Lecture” I highly recommend you set aside an hour in your life and do so. You won’t regret it. Tomorrow is the anniversary of our D-Day. Diagnosis day. I won’t bore you with a long diatribe about how ours came […]
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