a reflection: alone with autism

Happy New Year! I was happy to celebrate at my Noon Years Eve party this year to bring in the 2017 year. Looking back over the holidays  and years I’m happy to be in this place.  I didn’t know how I would make it many days; even after the third day of winter break thisContinue reading “a reflection: alone with autism”

do you have dreams about what will happen to your special needs child when you…?

…when you are no longer able to care for them?   I have!  I haven’t had one in a while but I have had the same dream over and over. I dream about being alone. (LOL)  I dream about being alone as an old lady.  I live in a little house in a downtown areaContinue reading “do you have dreams about what will happen to your special needs child when you…?”

How schools fail special needs children

Part 1 of a never-ending story!     Some of the ways that schools fail special needs children: communication, training, allowing good teachers to teach, involving parents, doing the right thing, honesty, paying professionals with  special education what they are worth, testing, lack of outside time, class size, providing resources to help parents at homeContinue reading “How schools fail special needs children”