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Pretty sure that I have made a big and costly mistake! Can you help me fix it?! So, this McKay Scholarship is all tricky and complex! There are all these rules and processes and no real human to walk you thru the system. It's one thing to just file intent and fill out some private … Continue reading Learning Through The Mistakes
This post is different from most because it relates to high school. Ruthfulness has a primary focus on early intervention for parents and students but as a high school teacher, I get to see how teens and their parents handle or fail to handle their/(child's) special needs. Teachers, students, parents, and the community: A 504 … Continue reading 504 and High School
Saturday, I took the kids to see their first movie! We went to a sensory friendly movie at a Cobb Luxury Theater. It was full of experience for sure. I called to confirm about the sensory friendly environment after finding out from my ABA therapist. It was advertised to have lower volume, more light and … Continue reading Sensory Friendly Movies
I've been working on a big project for Ruthfulness and I was reviewing my summer from 2015! It was definitely a summer full of sun and fun. It was also a summer that had some very memorable experiences to add to my journey. Great decisions, good decisions and bad decisions all packaged up into one … Continue reading Enjoy the Journey
I have read articles from other autism parents that describe the cost of care for their child. Some parents even joke that their child with autism is their million dollar child. That got me thinking about my own finances and my own child. I have for years maxed out our health insurance on doctors appointments … Continue reading The Investment in Autism Treatment
At my last IEP meeting I received a compliment from the compliance specialist in the district. She has been in every IEP meeting this school year! We had four meetings this year and she told me, "I just want to thank you for being so thorough, detail oriented and prepared for each and … Continue reading Ultimate Guide to Advocating