Best Buddies sponsors a prom every year at a local hotel. It is one of Tres favorite events. Best Buddies continues to be an organization that brings joy and new friendships into his life.
Days seem so long in the hospital. It’s impossible to get a good nights sleep with the constant interruptions. I completely understand the medical staff have to do their jobs. I used to be the one waking people up for assessments. Understanding the need doesn’t help when we’re walking around like zombies through the day. Still I am blessed that […]
Tres has a great group of best friends. They are always down for whatever activity he comes up with. A favorite is bowling but they also hang at the mall, […]
Fantastic example of inclusion. This is what happens in a supported classroom. Research consistently shows that ALL children benefit. This is what happens when society embraces the concept that a persons appearance or speech does not define their ability to learn. We should presume that All people are competent and capable.
Well, school has started. Saying goodbye to summer is so hard for me. I love throwing our hectic routines out the door for 3 wonderful months. Having hours of quiet mornings […]
Tres and I spoke at a recent school board meeting about Inclusion. The current district that we live in typically has separate classrooms for children with disabilities. Tres has had […]
Our neighbors threw a neighborhood Christmas party. We are still getting to know everyone so it was the perfect time to hang out with the whole block in one spot. […]
Amazing, God driven events have been unfolding in Tres education. As I referred to here we have had some recent frustrations with a charter school we tried to get Tres enrolled in. Good friends of ours were recently at a restaurant were they over heard a reporter discussing research that his company was doing on Charter Schools in Florida. Our friends shared in the struggles their […]
Anyone who reads my blog knows about the many transitions and adjustments we have had to make concerning Tres education. His elementary school years were wonderful. Middle school was great. […]
When we found out Tres had Cerebral Palsy we were so determined to raise him up just like a normal child. We did not want to treat him like he […]