Tag Archive: special needs

Knights Of The Gridiron

Chivalry is dead, or so we’ve been told. Knights exist only in legends and movies. Although there are still titular knights today, they are a far cry from the knights of old. Knights of the medieval era were asked to protect the weak, helpless, defenseless and fight for the general welfare of all. They were…

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Special Exposure Wednesday – Therapy Ball

It looks like an ordinary exercise ball. But to the boy, it’s an exercise in patience (try putting air into that thing with just a foot pump and you’ll know what I’m talking about) and therapy, 🙂 Share what you managed to capture this week. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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Special Exposure Wednesday – He Got The Shirt

My cousin sent the boy this shirt: At least they won’t be as loud as the game right? 🙂 Share what you managed to capture this week. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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Special Exposure Wednesday – He Forgot

Mama made Easter goody bags for the boy’s class, to be given out before spring break. Guess what was in his backpack? Guess the excitement made him forget, 🙂 Apologies for posting late, it’s been hectic around here. Share what you managed to capture. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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Sometimes Our Special Kids are Just Kids

The dread of last summer visited us already this spring. Nights filled with tiny bumps about J’s feet, legs and arms that delivered the unsatisfiable itch. No anti-itch lotions or creams could touch it. The “brush” usually reserved for sensory processing disorder related therapy was now used to give temporary relief to the insanity. Of…

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Special Exposure Wednesday – Poor Flowers

A little freedom outside + a scissor happy boy = cut flowers: At least, he did clean them up afterwards. Share what you managed to capture this week. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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Road Trip with Grandma

Last time we offered to do this I felt like I had just walked off a cliff. We are stretched thin just keeping up with our kids, so adding Grandma to the mix is daunting. If it were just caregiving I think it wouldn’t be quite so hard, but she is angry at us a good bit of the time.

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Special Exposure Wednesday – Light It Up Blue

Since April 2nd was “Light It Up Blue“, this was our porch light: I think I’ll keep this for the rest of the month, 🙂 Share what you managed to capture this week. Please spread the comment love around. Thank you.

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SPD Foundation Conference : International Symposium, Parent Workshop & Scientific Workgroup

This March 16th – 18th, the SPD Foundation is raising the bar of information available to parents, caregivers, therapists and physicians alike.  It’s the 14th International Symposium & Parent Workshop – Celebrating the 10th Anniversary of Sensory Processing Disorder Scientific Workgroup. This event is a ‘must attend’ for anyone involved with Sensory Processing disorder as…

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Do Teachers Know Your Kiddo As Well As You Do?

“They know him almost better that we do….in a way.” There was a time when C would have never said this.  A time when, should someone utter these words to either of us, the emotions would swell.  Our eyes, my eyes, would betray my immediate offense to the statement – the anger.  How could anyone…

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