What to Do When FAPE Fails?

If you live in the United States, then you probably know that by law your child is entitled to FAPE, a Free Appropriate Public Education. What that means is your child can have an education in the public school system, and if they have special needs, they can have accommodations made so that they can receive the same education and…
View Post
Share:

The Debutante

As my daughter is getting ready for her Debutante ball, we soon realized that everything seemed to hinge on the dress.  We had to find the right style of dress in the right color because everything else seemed to depend on it.  From the gloves and shoes, to hair style and jewelry, it all hinged on the dress. We couldn’t…
View Post
Share:

Are You Okay With That?

    Diversity brings opportunities for many people of different cultures to share in community. But, diversity also brings challenges for those who may not be familiar with others’ seemingly unusual mannerisms. This can be particularly true for those with different abilities, such as those with a diagnosis of Autism. As parents, we can look at these challenges as opportunities…
View Post
Share: