Category Archives: IEP

What A Year!

This has been quite a year for us and I can’t say I will miss 2011. Unfortunately, we have had conflicts with the head of special education in our school district since we came to the district. Simply put, she … Continue reading

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Life After Surgery

As I sit here writing this post, it has been 3 weeks since my mastectomy and I am still having a lot of pain and discomfort. I am ready mentally to get back to life and living, but, my body … Continue reading

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My “Aha” Moment

As I left our resolution meeting last week, I had a realization that this is probably not going to end well for us. Even if a judge rules in favor of allowing Parker to go to his home school for … Continue reading

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If It’s Not One Thing

It has been quite some time since my last post and there are various reasons for this. First, we have been having huge troubles with the school district beginning back in May at our annual IEP. We are still doing … Continue reading

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Who Ya Gonna Call?

Recently I discovered a wonderful special needs parent resource. I knew they were out there to offer advice, but, thus far I never really felt the need or that it was the right time to access the service. In our … Continue reading

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Money, Money, Money

Sometimes I get so tired of fighting. I know I am fighting for my son, so I keep going; but, it would be so nice to just live and enjoy and not always be in the midst of conflict. I … Continue reading

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My Book in a Nutshell

I just finished working on a biography of our experiences with Parker and his Mowat Wilson Syndrome. After I finished, I thought I would use this as my next post since it is basically my book in a nutshell. I … Continue reading

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