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Reliving My Birth Trauma At A Birth Celebration
Barely able to choke out the reading through my tears, I was mortified at having allowed the baggage of my birth to enter this sacred space.
How a Teacher’s Ridicule Helped Form How I Parent
My teacher publicly ridiculed my classmate and I and invited our friends to join in on the fun.
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Being Overweight Kept Me From Seeking Help for My Disability
I’m fat. And I’m disabled. Fat is not my disability. But when fat people are also disabled, the two tend to merge in the minds of casual observers.
Heather M. Jones
A Mom Thought My Son Was Staring at Her Special Needs Child
It’s emotional for us when people turn to look at our kids. And when their stares linger, it’s hard to handle. But some things aren't what they seem.
My Kids Go to a School with a Low Rating and I Chose That
In March 2019, the world was shocked (or perhaps not) when the college admissions scandal dropped. The scandal led to 33 arrests.
When Your Child Wasn't Invited to a Birthday Party
I went the distraction route. It goes like this and works quite well in a variety of impossible situations.
How Much Fight Do I Have to Have in Me?
I think this is one thing that special needs parents understand, and no one else does.
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The Best Gift I Get Every Year is Meant for Someone Else
I spend some time thinking of the families who won’t be home for the holidays and I hope, in our small way, we have helped bring the holidays to them.
Make BTS a Better Time When You've Got a Special Needs Child
The first day of school can be a happy one for everyone, including those with special needs, with the right tools in place.
The Dreaded Ontario EQAO is Stressing Our Kids (and Teachers) OUT
I have yet to meet a teacher who thinks it’s an effective tool at illustrating the success of the curriculum and the way it’s being taught. Most hate it.
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