Tagged: mainstream

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Lessons Learned

image source  This term has been a big one for my school kids. There’s been so much on every week, culminating recently with their athletics carnival and education week concert. Both very important but inconveniently...

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Every Student Every School

Have you heard of Every Student Every School? No? Neither had I until yesterday. But this is a far-reaching initiative that will impact everyone – students with special needs, teachers, aides, other students and...

Then the Bubble Burst… 10

Then the Bubble Burst…

I feel low today. Disappointed. Depressed. Gilbert was suspended from school yesterday until Monday morning and it feels like I’ve been dealt a heavy body blow. Things were going well. His first 4 weeks...

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Back to School: It’s Done

My kids went back to school this morning. After weeks of nerves and anxiety mixed in with a little excitement, Matilda returned to school in Year 1 and Gilbert started there in Year 2. It...

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Things I Know About Endings & Beginnings

Life is full of endings & beginnings. Today marks both an ending and a beginning for my son and my family. Today is his last day in a special education setting – as of next...

I Must Confess…I’m a Bit of a Sook 2

I Must Confess…I’m a Bit of a Sook

It’s Saturday night again, so time for another round of I Must Confess. This week, we are sans vlog (sorry, I’m sure you’re all so very disappointed about that!). Time and opportunity weren’t available...

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The Road to Mainstream – Part 3

This is the third post in a series dedicated to following the transition of my son, Gilbert Bear from a special education setting to a mainstream classroom. Part 1 documented his education settings up...

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Thankful for Acceptance

I am so very thankful today for acceptance. In this case, for the acceptance of my son by the staff and students at his new school which has literally made my year. Gilbert had...