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Making It Visible: Inclusion in the Early Years – Conference Summary Part 3 of 4

 As part of our continued coverage of the Inclusion in the Early Years Conference in NB in late 2014, here’s post three of four by attendee, Kayla Wilcox. Having just transitioned MJ and the monkey to kindergarten, Sabrina and I were very interested in Kayla’s write up on this.  We think it’s a very informative …

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Making It Visible: Inclusion in the Early Years – Conference Summary. Part 1 of 4

Kayla Wilcox is a stay-at-home mother of three children, one 4-year-old and two 2-year-olds. Her oldest boy has Asperger’s, and her youngest boy is currently undergoing a psychological assessment. She describes her life as always interesting/never dull and she believes that the most beautiful things in life are within the mundane. Sabrina and I met …

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The Child Behind the Mask

We have been in the full swing of school for the last 2 months and I am beyond frustrated with the entire thing. I am frustrated that most of the things we have asked for are not being done and that they are not truly seeing him. The Monkey has this ability to blend with …

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Why Good Communication With Your School is Important

Most educators are passionate about their jobs, they celebrate in our children’s successes and feel as defeated as we may in their perceived failures. As parents we are often given reminders and pats on the back even when things may not be going well to help us know no matter what, we’re doing a good …

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