How too many in this world view those with special needs.

I had to check to make sure that this was a satire site.  The post, entitled  Belgium: Senate Approves Measure Allowing Doctors to Euthanize Children had to be something from The Onion, right?   It couldn’t be reality.  It couldn’t really be reflective of how too many in this world view those with special needs…. [Continue Reading]

My totally typical kid with special needs.

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?  

Special needs student raped in school bathroom.

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]

Homeschooling a child with Down syndrome.

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]

Alphabet Letters

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]

Homeschooling my child with special needs.

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]