The Teacher, the UK, and the Donation

Check out my fundraiser. Click here for my GoFundMe page. I am trying to raise funds to help buy my airline ticket to England for a summer study abroad fellowship I was selected for....more

The Classroom Project/ Rossier.

 <http://rossieronline.usc.edu/the-classroom-project-classroom-supplies-for-teachers-contest/>Hello,...more

2013 ‘CRACK BABY’ RESEARCH ACT OF KINDNESS TO URBAN CITIES

Check out this video: (Click Here) False Crack Baby Scare Video...more

My two cents on education

When Alex was born 19 years ago we lived in a well-funded school district. Services and supports were available from her birth until she started kindergarten. These services were provided by a cooperative of special education districts and were my first teachers. At age four Alex was dually placed in a special education program and a local pre-school for two years....more

Mainstream Consequences

Have a look at this recent story on Nightline.  Even if you've already seen it, watch it again.  Please....more

Tony-Lynn; Sunshine

Fight The System

I’m breaking the binds that hold me in this “stuck” position that I’ve been in the for the past few months.  Like waking up out of a fog, I’m moving forward, being pulled towards our family goals and finally seeing the light at the end of this tunnel. ...more
 @@BehavioralChild Thank you!  I've just spent the last hour reading other mom's posts about ...more

First Days

"There's only one first day of school."...more

I Teach To A Test...Unfortunately!

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Alleged Special Ed Abuse and the Court of Public Opinion

I already had a spitfire six-year-old daughter and a boisterous four-year-old autistic son when my youngest, Mali, was born. Though I had scoffed at family and friends who suggested enlisting extra hands when our herd expanded, it was soon clear that I could really use some backup. That was when Alexia Bogdis entered our lives. She became one of Leo's best friends. She worked with him for almost three years -- his most difficult years. She brought our home life out of crisis -- like a Mary Poppins, but for an autism family....more
I agree with the general idea of your post, but just because you know this woman personally ...more