Tagged: transition

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My First Thoughts on High School

Gilbert started high school this week. Image courtesy ABC Newcastle It’s been something we’ve been planning for, dreading and awaiting, for quite a long time now. In some ways, the long summer holidays were...

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...

My Boy is Oh So Anxious 6

My Boy is Oh So Anxious

I’m feeling for my boy at the moment. He is so very anxious and tense and scared. He is preparing to transition to his local mainstream school next year (check out Part 1 and...