An Open Letter to the Parents in my Child’s Class

I’m not sure what you are going to hear about my child but I am sure you will hear something.
I hope they remember to tell you about the good stuff.
Like how she made your child laugh when they were crying.
Or how she colored a portrait just for them.

But they might only remember to tell you that she cried or screamed today.
That she did something out of the ordinary.

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Parents are turning Inclusion into Exclusion

The Child Study Team looked at me like some maniac, not understanding how a 4-year-old could be excluded from everywhere already and I had to actually break this down for them: Exclusion is a form of bullying. And yes, it starts outside of the classroom I recently called an IEP meeting to discuss my daughter’s preschool situation — that 2.5 Continue reading Parents are turning Inclusion into Exclusion