Anger Turned Inward

Recently Jack told David that his life was perfect. David looked at him incredulously and asked, “What about the cancer?” Jack replied, “Cancer doesn’t bother me much.” Yeah…okay. Tuesday morning I found Jack sitting in a corner of his room…

No IEP For Jack

David and I met with a team of teachers and specialists at Jack’s school on Tuesday to go over my request for IEP assessments for him. Even with the 504 accommodations in place, he has had increasing difficulty completing schoolwork,…

Halloween and the Alien Astronaut

Yesterday was Halloween and as any special needs parent knows, holidays can be totally unpredictable. I wasn’t sure Jack was going to make it to school; similarly to how other recent mornings have gone, he woke up slowly and complained…