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Challenging attachment

This summer I’m working one-on-one with a student. Most of my work for the schools is with large groups of children; I supervise K-6th grade recess during the regular school year. The school district assigned me to a student who has Doose Syndrome. She’s 10 years old and reading at...

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Whose expectations?

This summer I have been working for the local school district one-on-one with a variety of special needs kids from 4-11 years old. It’s not my “comfort zone.” I find working with groups of mainstreamed kids, managing recess or sports to be effortless. Sitting with a mostly nonverbal 4-year old...