Monthly Archives: March 2011

Being Loved

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage. – Lao Tzu – There is a man who made this true for me. He married me three years ago today. He has been the most influential person … Continue reading

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How to Prevent Learned Helplessness…

Last night, Daniel’s progress report finally made it into my hands… several weeks late. It was late because Daniel didn’t want me to see it. The news wasn’t all bad. In three classes his grade had actually improved. However, in … Continue reading

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Hope for Daniel’s Dyslexia

In addition to Daniel’s Asperger’s Syndrome, he also has very severe dyslexia. Reading has been the hardest part of his academics by far. His reading teacher worked with him diligently through elementary school. She is now his tutor and has continued … Continue reading

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James Williams at Lamarque Elementary – Part I

Several weeks ago I attended a lecture by James Williams. I have decided to break the lecture into three parts. Today I will discuss Mr. Williams’ introduction: It’s All Made Up I walked into the cafeteria of a local elementary … Continue reading

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More on the way!

On Friday night, I had my interview with James Williams. We had a great conversation. The overall experience was hopeful, particularly for a parent in the middle of the process. He also gave me some excellent tips for dealing with … Continue reading

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How to Handle Serious Issues at School: Dealing with the School

This is the final installment of a three part series. Please find the first two installments: 1.How to Handle Serious Issues at School or A Very Rough Week 2. How to Handle Serious Issues at School: Dealing with Daniel. Wednesday, … Continue reading

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