Tag Archives: Reading

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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40’s eyes

Age takes a toll on your body, and your eyes are no exception.┬áThis year at age 44 I went from crystal clear vision to feeling like I am blind as a bat when trying to read ingredients on a bottle … Continue reading

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Firstborn: The recommendations!

The evaluator had a slew of recommendations. The written report was thirty six pages followed by numerous tables and graphs reports. I would have loved to be a fly on the wall when the district received the report. The recommended … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Teacher Checklist

In preparing for the independent evaluation Dr. Kay sent multiple checklists to the teachers. All the teachers collaborated and they were to check off anything that applied. Under basic reading skills and reading comprehension five items were checked off. “Lacks … Continue reading

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Firstborn: Surprise, Surprise!

The annual review of the IEP was set for March 26, 2004. When I arrived they presented me with the draft of the proposed IEP for the 2004-2005 school year. Upon review of the document, I noticed the goals were … Continue reading

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