Seizure Disorders I've been having some real "beat myself up" moments about Kevin and his risk for seizures. Things I should have known. Or could have known. Or wish I had known about seizures and … [Read more...]
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One Mom's Perspective of the IEP Process. I have always made clear that my interest is in my child, his well-being, and his functioning on grade-level – nothing more and nothing less. My goal has … [Read more...]
Hey, Special Needs Moms-You complain too much! Really, you do. I mean, c'mon already. Aren't you tired of all the complaining? I am.No, really, I am.Special needs moms, dads....anyone who is … [Read more...]
Why Your Child Should Attend their IEP Meeting Should my child attend their IEP meeting? In a word? Ab-so-freaking-lutely!Self-advocacy and self-determination is always the ultimate goal!I am … [Read more...]
How and Why your Kids should be an Upstander The other day, I heard my 9-year-old call his friend a potato. My stomach dropped. First, he was playing a game with a friend, so it was friendly teasing … [Read more...]