Category Archives: IEP

Day 9 ~ more fun than you can shake a taco at.

So I had to stop at our high school to sign some papers for one of my kids special education teachers, and the Superintendent happened to hear my voice. He came out, asked me if I had a few minutes so he could give me the paperwork for home schooling. Now, if you are following… Continue Reading

Day 9 ~ A long night, a short day, exhausted

David, our youngest was up and down most of the night with his cough.  Poor guy sounds like he is going to cough up a lung or something.  So I spent the night monitoring him to make sure he was ok.  Long night.  His breathing finally calmed around 5 am so I got to sleep… Continue Reading

don’t feel stupid yet? they think we are…

When my wife came home from work and checked her personal email, she discovered a copy of the prior written notice had been emailed to her.  And evidently it had been emailed to me as well.  To an account that I never use to communicate with the district.  Very frustrating. As to the content of… Continue Reading

Day 7 ~ A wake up and PWN from the school

Good morning friends… Well, actually it is afternoon, but I have been up and about for about 6 hours. Cheers to you on this glorious morning. A couple of things to start our day. Last night, David had an incredible meltdown, his first since being in the residential facility.  I admit, I did not handle… Continue Reading

IEP 1 of 3

Well, we have one IEP done for this year.  Things are going well for our middle son, despite the autism.  He is developing friendships with his peers, flirts with the girls, had an issue with electricity and gotten detention twice. He is high functioning in reading, comprehension, processing, and reasoning.  He has issues with verbal… Continue Reading

Day 2 ~ Much better ~ or Butterflies and more.

Day two started out very well. No eruptions or complaints. Got a call from the psych nurse regarding missing the blood draw yesterday. She was very grumpy. I understand that there is a protocol to follow with the blood work for his meds, but what can I do if the people who draw blood are… Continue Reading

>Juvenile Court results

>So juvenile court was interesting for M this morning. Refereed instead of judged. Three months probation. Was told that my wife and I are doing a good job of providing a supportive environment for him. The referee seemed surprised that M didn’t have an IEP. Interesting how everyone thinks he should have an IEP except… Continue Reading