Tag: special needs

Parent-Teacher Conference

Parent-teacher conferences were scheduled for the end of November this year. Even though it was a crisp fall day, I soaked through my blouse before I walked through the front door of school. No matter how organized I feel, these meetings are the most stressful part of parenting school-aged children. One of the most influential moments in my life

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The Trials and Tribulations of Raising a Learning-Disabled Child

It’s not easy to be the parent of a learning disabled child. I know because I am one. My second eldest daughter was diagnosed at the age of seven with Auditory LD. This is not what it “sounds” like (no pun intended) but actually has to do with the processing of information gathered by the

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Yoga for Children with Special Needs

My boys have been taking yoga in some way since they were babies. We were lucky enough that our child care center offered it as part of the curriculum so even infants were visited by a trained yoga professional. I also took a park and rec yoga class many years ago that I absolutely loved.

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Not Your Average Support Group

The Epilepsy Foundation of CT runs a parents of children with epilepsy support group. I was thrilled to discover this when I moved here because MA didn’t have one. Unfortunately, it’s not very well attended…in fact, I’ve only made it to one meeting since May because of other obligations or a lack of babysitter. And

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