• Understanding Autism from the Inside

    “Academics came easily to me. The rest of life—not so much.”

Teacher’s Response; She has no intention of helping him

At least that is how I see it! A few minutes ago  my 9 year old busted through the front door, threw his book bag at the wall, and burst into tears!  Then proclaimed that “No-one even likes me!” This outburst was not in direct response to his school day, …

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Update/Observation on Aspie Teen’s Grades

Aspie Teen and I have spent the past two weeks getting ready for his final exams. Despite the fact that, to date the school system has not finished their evaluation for services, and/or IEP which the Teen desperately needs, I consider semester one of High School a success. The Teen …

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My Consuming Frustration: “Recess should not be…denied…”

I do not care what the school’s policy is, or how the principal feels about it; denying children recess as punishment is wrong.  And—the SC Governor’s Council on Physical Fitness agrees with me. South Carolina: Code 59-10-10 (2005) requires grades K-5 be provided with a minimum of 150 minutes of …

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New Math Does Not Work With Old Brains!

Last night at about midnight I laid in bed blogging from my phone because I was so frustrated at the fact that my son has lost recess again in school.  So frustrated I was that I hardly got any sleep last night, and have been up with my mind spinning …

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Is recess a priviledge or a right?

Do our children have a right to the free time, socialization, and physical activity in school that recess affords, or is this time reserved as a privilege? It would seem to me that during the time where this country’s children suffers from childhood obesity and diabetes that physical activity would …

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Is the School Intentionally Trying to Piss Him Off?

I have had a hell of a day! The Tot screaming, my IPad screen got shattered, and the baby was very cranky and crying all day long.  Horrible, awful, terrible, very bad, no good day.  Then the little man comes home from school and says, “Mom, don’t bother giving me …

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Angry Aspie! Little man’s school is making me violent

Yesterday morning went really well, for our house anyway. Daylight savings time had everyone’s schedule messed up and the Tot was up at 6:18, but at least he was happy with his sippy cup in my bed watching Dora. When the baby woke a few minutes later, I knew it …

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    Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed by Jeannie Davide-Rivera

    Twirling Naked in the Streets and No One Noticed

    by Jeannie Davide-Rivera

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