Day 36 of our 99 day journey and this myth is about plateau of learning. While research has suggested that skill levels for people with FASD vary (see graphic below), I believe Grade 4 (through my own experience with the maiden) is definitely when things began to "fall apart" at school for her. After the … Continue reading Day 36 of 99 Days to FASDay: With Support Students can Succeed
Welcome to Day 29 of 99 Days to 9/9. We are almost 1/3 of the way through our journey to FASDay on September 9! Today's tip may seem like a negative, but it also offers solutions and a glimmer of hope. The maiden beat these odds. She graduated high school yesterday. It seemed at … Continue reading Day 29 of 99 Days to FASDay: Disrupted School Experiences
I think I have mentioned school attendance before but if not, I will now. For the last five years getting my daughter to school is a struggle almost every day. I'm not sure the exact number of days in a school year - let me estimate 160 - (10 mos. x 20 days - 40 … Continue reading Another school day. Another sick day.