Tag Archives: School

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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How to Handle Serious Issues at School: Dealing with Daniel

Note: This is part II. For the beginning of the story go to How to Handle Serious Issues at School or a Very Rough School. Barely a day goes by that I am not thankful I have my husband to help … Continue reading

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How to Handle Serious Issues at School or A Very Rough Week

We knew it was going to be a busy week before it even started. On top of the usual schedule of work, child-related activities and basketball, we had a mother-daughter’s night scheduled with our cousins and a girls’ night-out for … Continue reading

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Advice to my Aspie son on the way to his first dance

Friday was Daniel’s first dance. I was caught off-guard that it came up so quickly. Thursday night, he brought the permission slip. He was very excited. I was very nervous. I was nervous because I didn’t know what Daniel’s expectations … Continue reading

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When Do You Take Bullying Seriously, Part II

Note: I meant to have this completed Wednesday, but I injured my left shoulder during my morning swim and my entire left arm/hand has been effectively  useless for the last two days. My first instinct was to email Daniel’s teacher, hoping … Continue reading

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When do you take Bullying seriously? Part I

Daniel was tense all afternoon, last Tuesday. At first, I thought it was because he had struggled with his morning routine that morning, leaving the house without a shower or lunch. However, that evening as he stood in the kitchen … Continue reading

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