We walked away from that place just confused. She agreed with the diagnosis by the educational psychologist. She thought she would better be able to provide for her needs. Honestly, most likely she would have, but for us right now, it’s just not possible. We don’t have the money. We don’t have the means to get her there. I just don’t know what people want me to do at this point.
Today was Monster’s class Christmas party. I had to make a treat for her party. I ended up making rice crispy treats. No one ate them at all in the […]
We came to Hong Kong with very little to no Christmas decorations. We left them all in the US. Limited packing space and all that jazz. We decided that we […]
I am sympathetic to their situation to point. Past that point, it is my child, and I will fight for and support her.
I met with PVP again regarding Monster.
What they do is have the students write a goal (or two). They come up with ways to meet their goals as well as ways for those around them to help them meet those goals. Then in the conference, it is 3 way because it is a meeting between the parent(s), student, and teacher. The student is mostly in control of the meeting. During the meeting, the parent(s) and teacher help the student to determine another goal or two to work on. The student also tells the parents how things have been going and show their work to the group.
“Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things you didn’t do than by the ones you did do.” – Mark Twain
“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” – Andre Gide
“Travel and change of place impart new vigor to the mind.” – Seneca