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RISE UP – THE SYSTEMS ARE BROKEN Today is Autism Awareness Day. The Centers for Disease Control estimates there are 1 in 59 people with Autism Spectrum Disorder, 1 in 37 boys and 1 in 151 girls. In 1999, there...
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Do you remember your first IEP meeting?  Did you have a variety of feelings all at once? Scared.  Overwhelmed.  Nervous.  Angry.  Relieved. Did you blindly following the recommendations of the team?  Not having enough knowledge to know what questions to...
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All parents have expectations about their child’s school experiences. They dream of the moment when their child gets on the school bus with a backpack full of school supplies, surrounded by friends, and waves goodbye with a smile on their...
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Your child is one of a kind.  Maybe every parent thinks that about their kid, but from the moment you realized that your child learns or moves or communicates differently, you’ve been hard at work, trying to figure out what...
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I’ve never felt more alone than when I found out that my children had disabilities.  After all, I was surrounded by people with normal kids and seeing that their path wasn’t our path didn’t take rocket science. They were going...
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Your child learns differently. Perhaps you knew your child had a disability at birth, or they missed developmental milestones which led to an evaluation during the pre-K years. Many other parents don’t know their child has a disability until they...
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Why Knowledge Matters Although Sue and I didn’t know each other when our children were first diagnosed, we had many common experiences as we started our journeys. In the beginning, we were naive. We didn’t understand the language and jargon...
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Why This Matters to Us! We are moms of children with disabilities. We know navigating the public school system isn’t an easy process. We’ve spent the last twenty years dedicated to finding the best outcomes for not only our children,...
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