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Watching People Go Back To School Is Bittersweet Now That I’ve Graduated

September, for the first time in many years, wasn’t the start of any new beginnings. I’ve been in some form of school — general education in public Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.31.17   |   SHARE
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My IEP Gave Me PTSD: A Student's Perspective

Although the IEP meeting had good intentions to help me, it led me down a path of low self esteem and a lot of self doubt. Read...
Mandy Ree    |   08.18.17   |   SHARE

Growing Up With Autism And ADHD, I Had To Adapt My Own Education

The education system isn’t designed for students like me. From as early as preschool up through my master’s degree, I struggled in a traditional Read...
Alaina Leary    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE

My Kids Don't Have A Neurotypical Afterschool Routine

We learned early on that the kids would need some adjustments made to their lives outside of school in order for them to survive the world amongst Read...
Jonita Davis    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE

5 Key Ways You Can Be The Best Parent Advocate For Your Special Needs Child

Trust your instincts. You are the expert when it comes to your child. Don’t be afraid to speak up, to stand your ground, to share what works at and Read...
Lisa Aro    |   08.14.17   |   SHARE
"I no longer get a sense of pride from being and proclaiming to be busy, and I don’t take part in pro-burnout culture talk with others."

I Have OCPD: Here's Why You've Probably Never Heard Of It Before

I thought that my drive to perfectionism was warranted and desirable. "I am just doing what I have to do" — that's the mantra I used to motivate Read...
Nadia Schmidtke    |   05.22.17   |   SHARE
Minds
Tips for showing all that teacher appreciation.

National Teacher Appreciation Week: Go Forth & Appreciate A Teacher!

Teachers deserve our appreciation for the work they do all day long. If you’re looking for ways to show teachers how much they mean to you here are a Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.4.17   |   SHARE
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Ella

Will My Anxious Child Ever Have Friends?

The idea of trying to be friends with someone “different” might be more than a 5-year-old is meant to handle. Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   02.10.17   |   SHARE
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