Author Archives: carl

>Probation Officer Conversation

>I talked with the probation officer today for M. She hasn’t gotten the police report from the incident yet – the incident happened three weeks ago. I explained that the school said the report was wrong, and that when we asked them to contact the sheriff’s office to get it corrected, the school told us… Continue Reading

>Underground Blogger

>I have taken my blog underground. Seems like some people in the school district took offense to it. They felt threatened by it. So here it is. ndfatheroffive.blogspot.com no longer exists. welcome to afatherofmany.blogspot.com. You need an invite to even be able to read this. As a result, if you know someone who would benefit… Continue Reading

>Paperwork

>I wish that all of these agencies that we work with for special needs kids would share intake information. More paperwork. Are there any trees left in the world? I have taken to asking if there is an online form I can fill out. The answer is always no. It wouldn’t be so bad, but… Continue Reading

>End of a Good Week

>M had a good week over all.  I told the speech therapist not to engage M in any power struggles.  Talked with Protection and Advocacy (P and A) on Friday.  Signed a bunch of releases so that they can look at his school, psych, and probation records.  Faxed copies of the Sheriff report to their… Continue Reading

>Goodness

>It has been a good week.  M has had very few problems this week.  The problems he has had are more typical of a child his age.  Pushing someone who cut in line.  He is still argumentative, and really likes to sass and talk back.  Had to sit the girls down last night and reestablish… Continue Reading

>repetition

>Noticed something on Friday, and paid more attention to it over the weekend.  M has started repeating words and phrases four or five times or more.  Doesn’t matter if it is something off the television, something someone said, or something he came up with on his own.  Probably just a phase.  🙂 He was being… Continue Reading

>SSI

>Got a call from SSA regarding M. We applied for SSI on his behalf. They lost the electronic data that we submitted via the electronic form on the socialsecurity.gov website. How do you lose electronic data? Was told I shouldn’t have used that online form for a child disability report. Now I have to do… Continue Reading