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a new level of confusion

Luke was evaluated for Special Education Services/an IEP back in 1st grade in late 2008-early 2009. He was denied inclusion in the program March 2009. I contacted the county Board of Education and inquired about what else we could do, […]

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the dreaded phone call

Why can't school be this engaging, fun, interactive? He's experimenting with science here and loving every minute! Over the past couple months, there have been a lot of bets in a More...

the writing is on the wall

by Melissa Johnston, teacher and ADHD mom {and a mom's view of ADHD reader}I never thought my child had ADHD. After all, I’m a kindergarten teacher (for 9 years), More...

bittersweet

So much of life with ADHD is bittersweet. ADHDers are intelligent ... but struggle with school. They are creative ... but don't usually get the opportunity to use More...

Road to Joy, again!

Thanks to my humorous, kind, and all-around wonderful virtual friend, Pamela Hutchins, I am on her blog, Road to Joy, again. This time she republished one of my More...

creating an equitable classroom

PICTURE BY LUKE: Mrs. McGee on the left and Mrs. Tomblin, teacher assistant extraordinaire, on the right.Luke's 2008-2009 teacher for First Grade, Mrs. McGee, is a gem of More...

punishing an ADHD child in school doesn’t work, accommodations do

I started an "a mom's view of ADHD" fan page on Facebook recently. Anyone a member of Facebook (who isn't these days?) can access a discussion forum there More...

learning disabilities: writing

It is so hard for me to understand having a difficulty writing. I am a writer after all (self-proclaimed maybe, but I'm working on industry acceptance). Just put More...

more than I asked for

Life is a funny thing. I am sure I've uttered that cliche many times on this blog but it is so true. While most of us never get More...

consistency is key for homework

I had a comment on my last blog post from another mom of a 7-year-old ADHD boy asking how I get Luke to do homework. I thought it More...

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