the ld child and their teachers

Your LD Child and Their Teachers: Stuff to Think About

Your LD Child and Their Teachers: Stuff to Think About Welcome back to the Help! My Child has Learning Disabilities Series.  Today I am writing to you about school, teachers, and your child. This post is #4 in the series. As I have said in previous posts, our family has done all the things in the ways of schooling.  And I will be writing about homeschooling your learning disabled child next. But today it is all about public and private …

Social helps for the LD child

Social Helps for the Learning Disabled Child  

Social Helps for the Learning Disabled Child   Post # 3 in the Help! my Child has Learning DIsabilities Summer Series Okay, this one is hard stuff.  The social life of your child is either something you don’t have to give much thought to or, it keeps you up at night clutching your broken heart.    I know.  And friend, I am so sorry. Above all, know that I composed this with a lump in my throat and burning eyes. …

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Shaping the Mind of a Disabled Learner

A Fresh Look at Shaping the Mind of a Disabled Learner Post #2 in the Help! my Child has Learning Disabilities Series It is never too late to change your mind. I say this to myself a few hundred times a day.  My mind is a battlefield. And I remember that not very long ago, my mind was less battlefield and more blood bath.   I believed more in my failures and shortcomings than I believed in God’s power to mold …

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Help!  My Kid has Learning Disabilities!

Help!  My Kid has Learning Disabilities! The first note home from our 7-year-old, Sam’s teacher made my stomach flip flop. I am old.   For those of you who don’t know me, Sam is the first in our second “batch.”  We have four biological children. Maggie is 24, John is 21, Luke is 19, and Sophie is 16.  We started all over, 7 years ago with foster care and adoption. Now we have two little boys, Sam and Charlie, aka, …

God the Father: Parents of Autistic Children are an Outstanding Example of a Loving Alpha Omega 1

God the Father: Parents of Autistic Children are an Outstanding Example of a Loving Alpha Omega

I just watched a video about a mom and dad from the UK,  parents of autistic twin sons. The eeriness and timing of this video had me covered in chills.  I am in a funk.  I am not feeling very creative. I am a little weepy… I am tired.  As I attempted to pull myself together to face the day, I lamented my “brain vacation” to God. “I don’t have anything to write… if you have anything, send it my …