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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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The butterfly and the special child

February 19, 2008 Kyron 2 Comments

This month’s Ladies Home Journal has a small piece by Robin Roberts of ABC’s Good Morning America fame. Robin, if you were unaware has been recently diagnosed with breast cancer and is undergoing treatment. While obviously this is not a blog about cancer, her message in this piece I think can speak to all parents …

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The Power of Positive

January 26, 2008 Kyron No Comments

The other day I showed you the chart we have with Katherine (the smiley face one) that charts certain tasks. We have used charts like that on and off for quite some time with Katherine. We learned about them when Katherine was getting ABA (Applied Behavioral Analysis) therapy. Over simplified ABA therapy behavior modification technique …

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The Sun Will Come out – Tomorrow!

January 10, 2008 Kyron No Comments

I ran across this article last night and just had to take the opportunity to share it with you. Gave me lots of ideas about things we can all do (and me in particular) to make it so that our kids can participate more fully in the community. The Seattle Times did an article on …

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