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Monthly Archives: June 2018

Progress on Goals during 2017-2018 School Year

June 27, 2018, 1:29 am

This week, the school’s report on progress on goals. In the past I’ve typed these into the blog, but this time I think I’m going to just show them. I want to give you more of a peek into my life, and also maybe provide some comfort for people who may just be entering this process. It’s not all that scary…I mean, except when it is. This is what it looks like.  

Dar Hits the Summer Solstice

June 21, 2018, 9:25 am

Dar’s summer has officially begun. What’s it mean? We had his IEP during the last week of the school year. You know, where they talk about his progress on goals, and then we make new goals. My goal is to present both sides of that – uh, in the next few weeks. Thanks for checking, loyal readers! His annual IEP used to be scheduled around his birthday in October. Regular readers know that it was usually a disaster. They would […]

Berkeleyside Shines a Light on My Kid

June 14, 2018, 11:29 am

These are such important articles. They really micro-explain the situation my kid is in. I think they stand by themselves as good enough for your autism reading for this week. I’ll comment later. 🙂 Here they are: Part I Part II  

“Reluctant Keepers of a Brother With Autism”

June 7, 2018, 2:40 am

First, please read this. Actually, I wouldn’t be surprised if the link fails to work. In that spirit, I’ll actually just cut and paste it here. This content belongs to its author, Elizabeth Choi, and the New York Times, not me. I reproduce it here…for reasons that I hope will become obvious. Grace will get the pearls passed down from my grandmother. Her twin brother, Nick, will get the woodworking tools my husband, Dan, inherited from his grandfather. They will […]