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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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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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ADAPT members arrested protesting proposed Medicaid cuts

May 4, 2011 Kyron 4 Comments

Bravery comes in all shapes and sizes. Sometimes its a firefighter running into a burning building that everyone else is running from. Sometimes it’s a mom who bravely holds down her child while a nurse sticks yet another needle into them, just because they know it’s needed. Sometimes its a person or a group of …

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The Disability Savings Act of 2008

March 17, 2008 Kyron 1 Comment

First of all – Happy St. Patrick’s Day!! As a proud irishwoman I can’t let the day go by without acknowledging it! Today I wanted you all to become aware of a piece of legislation introduced by former presidential candidate Senator Chris Dodd. It is called the Disability Savings Act of 2008. According to Senator …

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The Sunday Paper for February 24, 2008

February 24, 2008 Kyron No Comments

…and a cup of coffee Every Sunday I hope to offer you my version of the Sunday paper with articles from the past week or two, relevant or uplifitng (or both), on various issues within the special needs community. Gymnastics Classes Bring Learning, Fun To Those With Special Needs Gymnastics and Exercise class for children …

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Human Dignity and the 8th Amendment

February 14, 2008 Kyron 1 Comment

Yesterday morning on the Today Show I saw video of a man being just dumped out of his wheelchair by an individual who appeared to be a police officer. I was so shocked I paused the TV so that I could finish dealing with the morning din of school readiness and revisit this show because …

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