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Letter to Mica’s class

It is definitely not easy and it is a full-time job to keep all the pieces of the puzzle on the table but, in my view, well worth it, if…
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Unwritten IEP Goals

Yesterday was report card day.  As I overheard the neighbors talking about it, I felt a rising pit in my stomach. There are some days you just can’t take on…
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How to Keep it Together: A Guide

First disclaimer, I am one person. I’m a parent, and I’m a provider. But I can only share my own personal experience. I appreciate that we all have different experiences.…
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Let’s be #mightytogether

The Mighty recently published a blog we wrote for our Exceptional Lives community. As described on their website, “The Mighty is a digital health community created to empower and connect…
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Sometimes I hate social media

Sometimes I sign into social media and am flooded with “shoulds”. I should make time for that upcoming event. I should set up some park dates. I should take time…
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