Parts of an IEP – Statement of Special Education

The next part of the Individualized Education Program (IEP) process is to talk about why the student will receive Special Education and what other services will be available to him/her to be able to access his/her education.  When I first hear about this my question was “And what does that mean and how does that […]

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My daughter’s best friend is moving

Luz Adriana

August 11, 2016

Moving

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This week has been bittersweet at our home. My daughter’s BFF is moving and she is not happy. Her BFF also has Down syndrome and their friendship goes back some 14 years, just like her mother’s and mine. Karen and I met over the phone. At that time I was working as an advocate for […]

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Self-help skills – Packing for a Trip

Traveling has been a big part of our family life for the past decade or so. We have always loved taking short overnight trips to get to know the different places where we have been around. As the girls grew we gave them each their own list of things to pack. For me the easiest […]

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