Twelve

posted in: Photography, Special Needs | 17

Mordecai turned twelve last month. He is in sixth grade, his last year of elementary school. I shared a bit last year about his struggles in school and with his teacher…well this year, his teacher is absolutely fabulous. She was … Continued

The Stigma of Hidden Special Needs

posted in: Special Needs | 48

I have children with special needs. Hearing loss, heart defect…those don’t cause people to raise an eyebrow. A murmur of sympathy for my son who as endured heart surgery? Yes. A few polite questions about hearing loss? Sure. Judgement? No. … Continued

FASD and IEP

posted in: Large Family, Special Needs | 49

Navigating the public school system is never something I imagined myself doing. Chuck and I always planned to homeschool and planned to always homeschool. Then came along two of my special needs kids and at the beginning of third grade … Continued

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