On the Home Front: An Early Mother’s Day

Today my 12 year old dyslexic son taught me what it means to be a mother. No, there weren’t any Hallmark moments of mother and son bonding, where he thanked me for all the effort and time I’d invested in him over the last twelve years. In fact, it was just the...

Seeing the Potential

I thought I got used to having a learning disabled child and all that it entails. Everyone out there with a learning disabled child, especially one who is in the mainstream system, knows what I mean: explaining to the new teacher that your child really isn't lazy,...