I'm in the finals!!!

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"Brynn's Bizarre Behavior" has been selected as a finalist for "Favorite New Special-Needs ... more

"It's Not Fair to the Normal Kids." Are You Kidding Me, Lady?

I told her that my son has autism and she responded, "oh, my nephew is autism." Yes, she said it like that -- should have been my first clue. She continued: "They try to stick him in with the normal kids, but I just don't think it makes any sense. It's not doing ANYONE any good having him with NORMAL kids...." ...more
@wildplum  Unfortunately the child you observed is an extreme case perhaps. more

"It's Not Fair to the Normal Kids." Are You Kidding Me, Lady?

I told her that my son has autism and she responded, "oh, my nephew is autism." Yes, she said it like that -- should have been my first clue. She continued: "They try to stick him in with the normal kids, but I just don't think it makes any sense. It's not doing ANYONE any good having him with NORMAL kids...." ...more
OMG!!!   I recently wrote this on my blog:   Accomodating our expectations of students with ... more

When Our Kids Teach Us a Thing or Two

What do your kids teach you about interacting with other people? I know that when my oldest son was being picked on at school, I wanted to pick on that six-year-old myself! Instead, he handled it with grace... and some tears. But grace. Lindsey of Dishwater Dreams recently went through something similar with her son, who happens to be totally awesome. Lindsey learned a thing or two about dealing with not-so-nice people. I think you might, too. ...more
My 11 year old daughter asked me today "why do people litter?" I replied "Because they are too ... more

Why is it so hard to find pro/con articles about independent study for kids in high school? Or, am I just inept at finding them?

Why is it so hard to find pro/con articles about independent study for kids in high school? Or, am I just inept at finding them? ...more
@Denise  @alienbody  I'm wondering if there are any such online courses that accredited in Canada? more

Why is it so hard to find pro/con articles about independent study for kids in high school? Or, am I just inept at finding them?

Why is it so hard to find pro/con articles about independent study for kids in high school? Or, am I just inept at finding them? ...more
One Pro reason for homeschooling special needs kids.   Irate Response To Special Needs ... more