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Spring brings a lot of great things like pretty flowers, blooming trees and birds chirping away….GROWTH!  LIFE!

It also brings around something lovingly called,  IEP season.  Alright, lovingly is a bit of sarcasm because the one adjective NEVER used to describe an IEP meeting is lovingly.  For me, IEP time is one to focus on the growth that Elizabeth has shown all year, the new things she has accomplished and the focus/plan for future growth.

Kind of very similar to the flowers, trees and birds…. GROWTH AND THE CELEBRATION OF IT. Read the rest of this entry »

I was driving the other day and as I said in a previous blog, I drive a lot because I take Elizabeth to and from her college program 4 days a week.  She is my daughter who has special needs.  Her special needs are global dyspraxia and sensory processing disorder (SPD).

So I am driving her and I reach into my purse to pull out my favorite gum.  I used to buy it in pack form until I found the holy grail of it called the pouch form!  No more pushing out pieces or working with little trays of it, nope just reach in grab a handful and enjoy.  So as I am in the process of shoving about 10 pieces into my mouth, Elizabeth starts laughing at me and asks “You really like that gum huh Mom?”  I told her I loved it and I do.  I actually look forward to reaching into that pouch a lot.  And this got me thinking. Read the rest of this entry »

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