Tag Archives: Vision therapy

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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Firstborn: It’s all phonetics!

It was June 2005. My son was still in the process of vision therapy. The children’s desks at school were starting to be emptied out and all their work sent home. I received a writing journal that had been kept … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Express Conditions

The Board minutes were published from the December 22, 2004 meeting. They read: “Approve the contract for special services for 48 sessions and 8 progress evaluations in the amount of $5292″ “A letter from the interim superintendent setting forth the … Continue reading

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Firstborn: The Best Christmas Present Ever…

I drove to the Board of Education meeting. I was nervous and took a wrong turn. I managed to get back on track and to calm myself down. I walked in looking cool, calm and collect.  I walked to the … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Tell the Police to question the BOE and Administration First!

I prepared my agenda in preparation to attend the closed portion of the Board meeting on December 22, 2004. It read: My son is a 9 yr. old classified student at….. Elementary School. The issue outstanding for review tonight by … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Attorney Client Privileged

So the letters were flying back and forth more then ever. I was becoming an expert documentor and the district was trying to make excuse after excuse to cover their tracks. What I did not know at the time which … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Slippery Slope

On November 29th the same day I mailed the certified letters to the Board members I also sent a letter to my son’s case manager following up on the proposed goals that the district had taken forever to write. They … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Dear B.O.E.

I thought to myself who better to write to then those who were elected to serve the people. I wrote a letter, looked up every board members home address and sent the letter certified to their homes. November 29,2004 Dear … Continue reading

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Firstborn: It is all about precedent!!!

A letter from the special education director arrived. It was dated October 28th. Two days before the death of the superintendent. It stated that the superintendent had approved my request for vision therapy. I was sure the special education director … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Your Guardian Angel

Thursday, October 28, 2004 8:47 AM I drafted an e-mail to the superintendent. It read, “I have patiently awaited your response to my written request on October 7th. I included all the financial information for the vision therapy as per … Continue reading

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