Tag Archives: special needs

In the Spotlight

Today, I found myself in a mental tug-of-war. My son and his fellow classmates were each asked to wear a t-shirt specifically designed for the purpose of teaching ‘acceptance’. Acceptance of their disabilities, to be exact. On one hand, I’m … Continue reading

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Honesty Does Hurt

How can you be honest when it breaks your heart? Today, I hesitate. There is a multi-page assessment sitting in front me waiting to be filled out. Within the pages are questions about my autistic son’s abilities, whose 18th birthday … Continue reading

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They’re Not Deaf

Before I begin, let me say that I sincerely appreciate anyone who takes time out of their day to talk with my son. He loves it and so do I. Thank you! Having said that, just because a person has … Continue reading

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