Welcome to the New Year! As we start back after a nice winter break, I’m doing my annual analysis of what’s working for us this school year and what’s not. I figured I might as well share it here.
I read a post from a friend today and something clicked – the missing pieces from my last post on how inclusion is inconvenient. Rather than try to edit or add to that one, I decided to simply write
Dear people, I have a message for you: inclusion is inconvenient. In fact, inclusion can be frustrating, expensive, annoying, disagreeable, and come at great personal cost. After all, it is hardly your fault that these individuals should be
We both looked at each other. He spoke first, “it’s a good thing he’s not in public school.” I nodded, relieved that we had gotten to the point that public school wasn’t even an option anymore. “He couldn’t handle
I should know by now not to be surprised at what comes out of my son’s mouth. After all, I’ve had 8 years to get used to this kid. Some days it’s a good surprise, some days I wonder