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#Follow Friday – Special Education Advisor

May 20, 2011 Kyron 1 Comment
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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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