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#Follow Friday – Special Education Advisor

May 20, 2011 Kyron 1 Comment

This week since I’ve been in IEP mode and education has been the all consuming activity,  I thought I’d feature the website Special Education Advisor.  I think aside from working on my own blog the majority of my week has been either dealing one on one with kids or reading the Special Education Advisor and …

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Thank You, Mom by Procter & Gamble

May 19, 2011 Kyron No Comments

If you haven’t had a good cry recently, pull out your box of Puffs because Procter and Gamble have a commercial campaign that’s at least a 3 hankie kind of commercial. Better yet their Thank You, Mom campaign on Facebook is going to help donate $250,000 to Special Olympics. All it takes is each of …

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Confronting cruel, shameful and rude behavior

May 18, 2011 Kyron 3 Comments
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Yesterday, when talking about Donovan’s IEP, I admitted that I avoid confrontation. Well I said I actively avoid situations involving confrontation. Frequently I wish I was more the person I was in my youth….ready to slay the dragons. Maybe moving out of New Jersey has softened me over the year. I think it’s why I …

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Postscript to Flying without an IEP

May 17, 2011 Kyron 2 Comments

Yesterday was a complete whirlwind of activity. My husband and I had been discussing going without an IEP for weeks and feeling any number of feelings – ill, morose, crotchety, anxious, unconvinced, fearful, and overall just tense about the whole scenario. I can honestly say I just KNEW it was the wrong decision.  I do …

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Flying without an IEP

May 16, 2011 Kyron No Comments

Today is his last day of Preschool and my last IEP meeting… My youngest was getting ready for school this morning in between complaining of a stomach ache. He’s not sick – thank goodness, just a good ole case of the nerves. All the time I was trying to build him up and encourage him …

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Extreme Makeover Home Edition and Osteogenesis Imperfecta

May 15, 2011 Kyron 1 Comment
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My love of this show is no secret…..It’s wonderful to see deserving people get a hand up and to have an hour of positivity on television but most of all it’s wonderful to have a reality show that reminds of the best in each of us and the many blessings we each have. The Sharrock …

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#Follow Friday – Sensory Processing Disorder Blogger Network

May 13, 2011 Kyron 2 Comments
SPD Blogger Network

I found a really neat blog yesterday when looking around for new resources for my youngest, Donovan. Twitter actually led me to them. The SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder) Blogger Network (Twitter @spdbn) has networked a number of bloggers who write about all types of issues impacted by SPD. Whether it’s Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Non-verbal Learning …

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