Category Archives: Opinion

The Art of IEP Diplomacy

During IEP season the stakes are high. Parents and teachers alike go into those meetings full of emotions and ideas. Diplomacy is the art of prioritizing alliances over battles, and it means walking...

An Open Letter From A Child With Autism To A Teacher

Recently the Friendship Circle posted “An Open Letter to a Child with Autism by the Therapist/Teacher.” I mentioned this to my 13 year old son, who decided to write another letter, an open letter...

Tough Love: 10 Reasons Why Special Needs Moms Should get A Special Thank You on Mother’s Day

This Mother’s Day, consider these ten facts about mothers of individuals with disabilities, taken from the pages of peer-reviewed medical and scientific journals....