What We Did In The Kindergarten Years

A few weeks ago I was asked to be part of a workshop for parents of special needs children specifically Autism regarding the transition from preschool to kindergarden at Johnny’s former preschool.  I wrote about it here http://wp.me/p1KVmo-1xT  and here http://wp.me/p1KVmo-1y5 I’ve had a few questions over the last 2 years about this on my blog…

What I Didn’t Say

Last Wednesday night I went back to a place that was a home for Johnny.  A safe zone if you will and the first place that truly understood him and helped him move foreward.  As I walked through the front doors of Johnny’s Developmental Preschool,  I saw familiar faces but I didn’t feel like the…

IEP or let’s see where the magic happens

It’s IEP time of year. For the uninitiated that is “Individual Education Plan” where the teacher and support staff along with input from parents come up with goals and accommodations so that the student can meet those goals.  We are having a meeting on Monday with the Autism team, classroom teacher and Principal to discuss…

IEP success for my little sensory seeker:)

  You get to learn lots of acronoyms when you have a special needs child and the IEP can be a parent’s ongoing stressful source of aggravation or the ever changing Individual Education Plan that its suppose to be. Johnny has been doing very at school and has intergrated easily into his JK classroom but…