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Lisa Peters
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Please forgive my absence I was engaged in a fierce but worthy battle A battle to free Nicholas from an unhealthy school environment. After many fiery discussions with the SPED coordinator, the SPED director the principal the superintendent of schools  and ...

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A Quiet Start
Before agreeing to Nick's new placement, I negotiated an important stipulation with the school. I asked and was awarded an opportunity to present a PowerPoint presentation to his new IEP team. I hoped this “show” would not
only educate these folks on the se...

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"Warp Speed, Mr. Sulu!"
For a special needs parent, life moves fast. over rough terrain. and at breakneck speed This is my path. I accept it. Soldiering on  in an effort to survive    Well, hold onto your hats folks, for we are about to move so fast  that we may actually achieve.....

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Please forgive my absence I was engaged in a fierce but worthy battle A battle to free Nicholas from an unhealthy school environment. After many fiery discussions with the SPED coordinator, the SPED director the principal the superintendent of schools  and ...

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How to Save a Life
My son Weston is happy, delightful and....impulsive. Diagnosed with Autism/Aspergers/ADHD, he is sensory-sensitive and hard-wired to move. When he was a small boy, this high-energy and sensitivity presented itself as playfulness and a joy for life. But West...

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Wes Dickens
"He's haunted by something he cannot define." -Cake Weston is 17 and transitioning into adulthood. The built-in impatience and impulsivity that accompany an add/autistic profile make it difficult for him to tolerate the waves of emotion commonly associated ...

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Release the Kraken
Sometimes I forget who I am. I become so engrossed in playing the game of special needs parent with the school I forget who I am playing. It is at these times I am thankful for the unique individuals in my life who hold up a mirror, bonk me on the head and ...
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