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Effective Communication & IEPs

When the phone rings at 8pm on a Sunday night and it is a local number that no one knows, we generally assume it is the wrong number. I usually answer to let them know and go on about my business. This time was different.  I answered the phone with my usual hello? and was surprised… Continue reading Effective Communication & IEPs

advocate · anxiety · asd · autism · effective communication · IEP · special needs

Tug of War

Tug of war.  Push and pull.  Give and take.  Us vs. Them.  The day and time has come. Thursday, October 6, 2011 at 11:30am. His eligibility meeting for special education services. We have looked forward to and tried desperately to avoid this day for years. We knew there would be a time that we would… Continue reading Tug of War