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Glee Stars lend their voice to End the Word!

May 24, 2011 Kyron No Comments
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Glee…YES, I absolutely consider myself a GLEEK! Proudly, I hold up my fingers in the glorious *L* and count myself among they loyal losers People who haven’t watched Glee may think it’s about a bunch of teenagers in show choir at their local high school who just get slushies thrown in their face because like …

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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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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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A champion ahead of his time

August 14, 2008 Kyron No Comments

Obviously the whole Tropic Thunder thing has touched me. I’ve seen those looks. I’ve seen them used at my cousin Edith. I’ve seen them used at my daughter Katherine. I’ve seen them used at my friend Joey at the local Publix. I’ve heard the casual use of the word retard. I have to tell you …

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Take the PLEDGE!!

August 13, 2008 Kyron 2 Comments

I saw Good Morning America this morning. I damn near lost my breakfast. I had to clean up the coffee I spit out. Ben Stiller said on NATIONAL TELEVISION that the people organizing protests (and I’m paraphrasing here) were raising a stink about stuff they had “heard” about the movie but had not seen it. …

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Summertime….it’s Summertime

June 3, 2008 Kyron 4 Comments

I can’t believe that time has gone by this quickly. Today is the second day of summer vacation in Georgia. I remember the good ole days when summer didn’t actually start until almost July…..of course then we didn’t start school until after Labor Day in September. But it’s just a different span until the kids …

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