No words. Just incredible gratitude for my totally typical kid with special needs. I’ll forever be thankful that I’m the one he signs “Mama” to. What are YOU thankful for today?
A Jackson, Mississippi mother claims that her daughter was raped in a Callaway High School bathroom stall while classes were in session. A special needs student raped in a school bathroom. What is wrong with this world? “She said she screamed. She cried,” the mother said of her daughter, who has Down syndrome. “She… [Continue Reading]
Every 4 months or so I block out a couple of days for planning Parker’s home school curriculum. You’d think that in that much time I’d be able to knock out the entire year. Nope. No such luck. It takes time to translate Parker’s IEP, find the patterns I need, figure out new ways of… [Continue Reading]
We were working on picking out specific alphabet letters in an array of three. Parker was nailing each and every query I gave him. We were ready to wind up the experience and so I told him that after one more time we’d be all done. I offered up the challenge, Parker handed me the… [Continue Reading]
We took Parker to school last week. Not every day and not all day long. Nope. A couple of days and a couple of hours per day. By Friday Parker was sick. By Sunday he was sicker. When my medically fragile kid gets sick during the healthy season, I know that homeschooling my child with… [Continue Reading]
When Parker was just a baby, we took him to an Endocrinologist due to his growth issues. She looked over Parker’s records and then looked at me. As she stared me straight in the eye she tole me that Parker was a kid not only with severe pulmonary hypertension, but also a kid with Down… [Continue Reading]