Showing What You Know

Every year I have to attend an official placement review committee (IPRC) meeting regarding Johnny’s status in special education.  Lots of good things were discussed but one thing really bothered me.  I was told that Johnny’s reading level is at around mid-Grade 1 level even though he’s in Grade 3.  I wanted to remind teachers…

Reading….bring it on

Originally Written Last Year ~ Senior Kindergarten Year* When Johnny came home from school and we opened his school bag he was eager to look in his backpack.  Johnny was looking for the next reading book that he gets to bring home from school every week. He is so excited about learning to read. Johnny’s…

Always Presume Competence

Always Presume Competence is our mantra while we raise our Autistic little boy. A is for Apple B is for banana C is for carriage M is for map M is for maple leaf A is for strawberry Above is what year ago Johnny started doing on his own with the fridge magnets and the magnetic…