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We Need Legislation to Stop Daycares, Private Preschools, and Summer Camps From Expelling Children from Early Education Programs Across the US.

I am sure many of us have seen that article before, the one about toddlers being expelled from preschool (I’m also author to one of them), the one filled with panic, heartache and shock. We’ve seen the comments from sympathetic members of the special needs community, as well as from judgmental parents. But what we…… Continue reading We Need Legislation to Stop Daycares, Private Preschools, and Summer Camps From Expelling Children from Early Education Programs Across the US.

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What I Did When My Two-Year-Old Got Kicked Out Of Preschool

We have all read this story before, because this is a common tale amongst our special needs children. I hear about this multiple times per week in the parent support groups I belong to. But I am also going to share with you what happened after my child was thrown out of multiple daycare centers.…… Continue reading What I Did When My Two-Year-Old Got Kicked Out Of Preschool

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The 5 stages you go through upon receiving an “A” Word diagnoses 

http://www.scarymommy.com/autism-adhd-diagnosis-stages/ I never thought this would happen to me. When I held my baby girl for the first time and looked deep into her blue eyes, I was filled with love and dreams. I imagined her laughing, dancing at recitals, and wondered what style wedding dress she would want to wear someday. I couldn’t wait…… Continue reading The 5 stages you go through upon receiving an “A” Word diagnoses 

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Why daycare shouldn’t cost more than college

I think the words, “daycare costs have exceeded the cost of college tuition,” have come across my screen several times this year. You know what else it costs more than? The average mortgage! It’s complete bullshit. If parents are spending this much money on care for our children, we need to raise the bar a bit and question…… Continue reading Why daycare shouldn’t cost more than college

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10 year old boy with Autism arrested at school…

While everyone is sharing support for autism awareness, this shit is going on.  I hope this mother gets an amazing lawyer and hands this school their ass. Smh. Felony assault by a ten year old autistic child, fucking disgusting. All sectors of education need training on managing special needs children because this disability can incur…… Continue reading 10 year old boy with Autism arrested at school…