How literal interpretation leads to meltdowns 

I promised that I would write about why Emmett’s school report led to so many meltdowns over the last week or so. The reason can be summed up in two words, literal interpretation.  

The instructions provided simply said to write about three things you like to do in the snow. Seems pretty simple and straight forward, right? …

A major update about Elliott and homework 

First of all, I hate the idea of homework in general.  There’s so much research out that that proves homework doesn’t improve test scores at all.  I’m even less supportive of giving homework to kids with special needs. 

There’s several sides to this coin but the biggest things are pretty solid arguments in my book.  

Frankly, I can see this …

Here’s why I generally disagree with giving kids with #Autism homework

I’m not gonna lie.  Homework for kids with Autism is all kinds of wrong.  I mean, some kids may do just fine but others really, really struggle. 

Elliott’s the only one who gets nightly homework assignments and while his teachers and I have worked out an arrangement in regards to homework, it’s still not easy at all. 


In fact, homework time …

I’m so sick of homework related #meltdowns

I haven’t actually spoken about this in awhile because until the last few weeks, it hadn’t been an ongoing issue.

We had a really rough start to the year in regards to Elliott and homework.  Things were worked out and adjustments made.  Everything was going really well and then all of a sudden, homework has become a nightmare once again.  …

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