I Have a Child In Special Education

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    I Have A Child In Special Education

    My daughter now 21 years old was born with Downs Syndrome. She is a joy to have and she had so much energy when she was younger. She would test her teachers and aids and run away from them, and make them catch her. It got to be a challenge sometimes, cause when she was in grade...
    deleted deleted
    26-30
    Dec 2, 2010

    Found An Awesome Web Site I Wanted To Share

    This site is an educational one that offers things like abc's, learn to read, its fun to read, im reading, downloads, and tons of other stuff too... and the best part is its free! Check it out go to   www.starfall.com   We hope you like it as much as...
    angelzevil angelzevil
    26-30, F
    Mar 22, 2010

    It Scares Me A Little

    My son has high functioning Autism. He didn't talk until he was four-and-a-half, and that was with speech therapy. Even then, the monologues kept us from communicating. Everything else was hard won, too. I love my son. He is sweet, and smart, and can be unexpectedly funny. I...
    myangeleyes123 myangeleyes123
    31-35, F
    Dec 2, 2011

    Ddi

    My daughter is 3 years old and she is autistic. She is on the mild part of the specturm. She goes to ddi school. They help her and other childern same age and older with special needs. She is doing pretty good in that school they are helping her and helping her with speech cause...
    eyeslikestars eyeslikestars
    26-30, F
    3 Responses Dec 2, 2010

    I Am New to This and I Know I'm Not the Only One...

        With questions galore.  I would like to meet and communicate with parents who have the same issues.   Is your child getting the help he/she needs?  What avenues can we take to ensure that our children are getting the assistance that is required...
    ImACountryGirlAtHeart ImACountryGirlAtHeart
    41-45, F
    1 Response Jul 11, 2008

    His Laughter Taught Me

    I wanted to do this story annonymous, but there is no way to do so and keep it true to self. So, I guess I'm outing myself on who I am. I didn't want to do that, but couldn't share at the same time. This was my first assignment in college ... who am I, how have I changed in the...
    PsychMajor PsychMajor
    41-45
    6 Responses Apr 18, 2009

    Can Anyone Help?

    Skyler is also known as my sunshine. Skyler is 9 1/2 yrs old and has Asperger Syndrome which is on the lower end of the Autism spectrum. Along with Asperger's Skyler also has PDD, ADD, ADHD,OCD, and a few other learning disorders. All this being said he can be a challenge at...
    angelzevil angelzevil
    26-30, F
    1 Response Mar 19, 2010

    I Guess You Could Say I Have An Inner Child In Special Education

    When I was growing up in the '80s it was determined that I had ADD/ADHD and a learning disability, Dyscalculia. As a result of this determination, I was considered an ill-fitting cog in the "educational" machine and placed in special education classes. In retrospect it's obvious...
    blaster13101972 blaster13101972
    36-40, M
    Dec 2, 2011
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