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At 8:05pm on September 13, 2011, Lori Smith, M.Ed. said…

Becca, I did another entry for the before/after sensory make-over contest and think I got it correct this time. Thanks! Lori Smith

At 6:01pm on September 6, 2011, Lori Smith, M.Ed. said…

Becca,

 

That is what I orginally tried, LOADS of times, and can not get the browser button to upload the jpeg images???? That's why I went the 2nd route and uploaded them under my blog. Can you transfer them for voting someway? Lori

At 12:45am on July 12, 2011, Becky D. Smith said…
I am helping develop a Therapy Room for our special needs elementary students.  I teach students who are moderate to severe.  School Specialty Special Needs products are super!  Wish our district had more funds to purchase the materials we so badly need.
At 8:40pm on June 22, 2011, kimberly smith said…
does anyone know how to remove a child from public school and get finance help to put my son in special school if i live in ohio
At 8:34pm on June 22, 2011, kimberly smith said…

Is there anyone on here from ohio?

 

At 8:34pm on June 22, 2011, kimberly smith said…
Thank you so much for accepting me into this group my husband and i dont have alot of support. or people who understand why Zachariah acts as he does so they criticize how we handle certain situations with Zach so again thank you so much.
At 4:15pm on May 5, 2011, Genevieve Powell said…

Thanks... let ya know what happens... Does anyone know of a special school for children with Austism that is State funded???

Dont care what State:)

Thanks, Genevieve

At 8:55am on May 2, 2011, Tobi Isaacs said…

Hi Susan,

I don't think it is out-of-line for you to invite all therapists to get together (maybe at his next IEP?) to get on the same page. Be up front and tell them that you feel everyone is on a different page and you want the goals and therapy to be unified and in-line, asking for them to work as a team towards the ultimate goal which is to help your son! Sometimes, egos need to be left at the door and even therapists need to reminded that they are unified in one purpose-which is to help your son. Hope that helps.

At 9:50pm on April 27, 2011, Amy Assante said…
I just received the whisper phone duet today.... It's pretty cool we pretend to talk on the phone together. What a nice surprise being a contest winner. Thanks so much. P.s. Nice touch with the the little personalized note. Loved it
At 8:33pm on April 16, 2011, kay Heffner said…
A pea pod would be great.  My grandson loves to sleep in my overstuffed chair with lots of pillows around him.  I think he would really enjoy sleeping in that & also resting at times.  I try to ignore the times when he picks up clothes or play items & throws them.  If they arent picked up & no attention is paid he moves on to things that I can clap & encourage such as picking up the puzzle pieces & putting them back in the puzzle.   need help with speech, is 4  & not talking.

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PeaPod Perfection!

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Introducing the New and Improved PeaPod! We listened to your feedback and made adjustments for added durability.    Like peas in a pod, students will STILL love the deep touch pressure snuggle factor these inflatable “veggies” provide! The super strength PeaPods now feature .7 mil fabric for added strength for the entire unit while keeping the flocked surface for that just right soft touch. Perfect for calming, defining spatial boundaries, as a quiet time space, as an added support on…

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