Tag Archives: Dyslexia

New Jersey Reading Task Force Hear Our Voice

On April 30th, 2012 I drove to Trenton, New Jersey along with a friend to give my testimony to the New Jersey Reading Task Force. The task force is an 11-member group appointed by Governor Chris Christie to research current … Continue reading

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From Special Olympics to Meet of Champions!

When Jane Havsy of The Daily Record contacted my son for a phone interview she never knew how much that would mean to our family. Of course, any parent is excited when their child makes the newspaper for an accomplishment … Continue reading

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The Reader’s Choice (Top 10 for 2011)

These were my most frequently read blogs for the Year 2011.  It was also my first year blogging.  I wrote 115 blogs in all.  I certainly did not blog as much as I wanted  but it was a good start. … Continue reading

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Dr. Ross Greene Seminar

I had the pleasure of attending a seminar given by Dr. Ross Greene last year.  Some of you may be familiar with him, author of,  “The Explosive Child” and “Lost at School“. Dr. Greene is also an Associate Professor in … Continue reading

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The Listening Program

Well we are at the halfway point of completing The Listening Program. It is just one more therapy to add to our list that we’ve done. I’m excited to see the results that this therapy will harvest. But before I … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Logical and Fair

On June 21, 2005 the interim superintendent responded to my letter. He said that he would accept my letter as my formal complaint against the learning consultant and investigate the matter IMMEDIATELY! He also directed me to to the Board’s … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Project Read Trained Teacher

I wrote a letter to the case manager regarding the IEP Draft that I had picked up on June 2, 2005 that was the proposed IEP from the May 27th meeting. I had called for another IEP meeting that was … Continue reading

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