Category Archives: Special Needs

Quiet Days

  There’s been a lot of this going on these days. Taking pictures of a sleeping baby, or just watching her sleep. Slowly returning things to normal. Today that meant making a batch of bread since we’ve used up the … Continue reading

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Special Needs: Speech and Reading

One of my first teaching jobs was as a reading remediation tutor for a local first grader. My student was a bright little boy who was clearly trying hard but who appeared to be unable to remember the sounds of … Continue reading

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Where We’ve Been: 2014 HEAV Convention!

On Friday and Saturday I spent a good portion of the day doing Special Needs Counseling, Friday the little boys stayed with their old babysitter and Saturday they hung out with me at the convention. They did beautifully- playing with … Continue reading

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The Past Influences The Future: Individualized Assessment and Goals

The first thing that need to be done when writing an Individualized Assessment (IA) and setting goals for our children is to write a brief history of their lives to date. This doesn’t need to be a biography but a … Continue reading

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A Mouse That Chews

For years I have been trying to get Mouse to keep things that aren’t food or drink out of her mouth. Not just her fingers, but pens and pencils, buttons on her dresses, any other part of her clothing she … Continue reading

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