Tag: special ed

Now What Part 3

There is a document we hand to parents at the beginning of a meeting. It is rarely read. It is called procedural safeguards, or parental rights. This document outlines what expectations there are for a student with a disability. Why does it go unread?…

Now What? Part 2

In my last post I discussed what the different types of eligibility is mean. When your child is found eligible there are 1 million different questions, and 100 things to try and learn about. So I’m going to try and break these post down…

A Little Help

As many of you know, I am a teacher, and what you may not know is that I work in a low income area with special needs students. I spent $500 this year so far on supplies alone. There are some things I really…

Weighted Woes

I teach special education, and one tool in our toolbox is weighted items. It might be a shoulder wrap, a lap pad, or just something to hold. The can synthetically simulate, to me, the feeling of being wrapped up in a comforter. If you…

So Many Things

There are so many things I want to talk about now that I am kind of getting internet back. To keep organized I will make a list -Making weighted sensory items -hurricane Irma strikes -selling horses woes -excitement of a new horse -wait how…

Dusting Off

Going through grad school, working full time, and getting married all at one time has a way of making your hobbies get dusty. Well, I am a teacher. Why does this matter or have anything to do with hobbies? I like to sew. That…