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Extra-curricular activities

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My Out-of-Sync Child

After school activities

Tomorrow is the start of the another school year. Alexis will begin her final year of middle school, the 8th grade. I’m trying to get everything together in readiness for this year’s challenges.

Last week we visited her school and met with the special needs liaison and the guidance counselor.  We took a little tour of where the new classrooms would be, got the locker combination, and met the new science teacher.

As in previous years, A. won’t be able to take any of the “special classes” that most of the students are able to, because her schedule is already crammed with her own “specials” from her IEP. I would love for her to do volleyball or technical drawing or even Art or a Foreign Language. But no matter how much we try, her schedule cannot accommodate anything else. She doesn’t even have space for Physical Education.

It’s not the…

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