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It was over 95 degrees and sweat ran off our faces and soaked our nice clothes. Ryan never complained. No matter how stressed Steve and I were, we tried to keep up the joyful mood in spite of the fact we were nearly in tears. Continue reading
His first journey into fairytale land was Jack and the Beanstalk. For Jack, we had a basket with beans, hard boiled egg colored gold, a plastic harp, a bone, a plastic cow, and a piece of plastic vine. Continue reading
There were many people in my community who disapproved of our approach and thought we were asking too much from such a young child with so many delays and cognitive disabilities. Continue reading
Giving in, I undid the harness and dropped it in he nearest trash barrel. Mark got up and took off running after a flock of terrified pigeons. To this day it is one of my favorite pictures. Continue reading
However, Alleluia, even after a few more kinks, apparently because of a few kinks in his program, the district agreed to hire the instructional aide full time for the first grade to assist with activities in general and modify the lessons when necessary; which was always. Continue reading