The Do’s and Don’ts of Special Needs Parenting

Special needs parents I see you! I see the pain in your eyes because I’ve been there and some days I’m still where you are now. Here are some things that I don’t want you to do. Don’t apologize for your child’s disability. Don’t feel sorry for your child. Don’t push people away. Don’t hide … More The Do’s and Don’ts of Special Needs Parenting

Sorry Doc, I Can’t Answer I’m Not Wearing My Wonder Woman Cape Today

Maybe I shouldn’t have kept the appointments for Sydney at the hospital yesterday. I had my journals of data that I collected and I was ready to present my case. I know I don’t talk about her epilepsy much, but it’s a major part of her life as well. I drove through a rainstorm in … More Sorry Doc, I Can’t Answer I’m Not Wearing My Wonder Woman Cape Today

Inclusion Is Great, But Don’t Put My Child in That Class

I wrote this blog two years ago. Keep in mind that I am not writing about any events that happened to me returning to work this week. Two years ago I wrote in my journal. I listed the comments that I heard about how parents truly felt about inclusion and co-teaching. I didn’t list them … More Inclusion Is Great, But Don’t Put My Child in That Class