Advice From the Middle of High School

We are midway through the last year of “regular” high school and here is what I wish an experienced "Special Needs" mom had said to me when we started:

• It will be great and awful. You will watch great progress and painful isolation. You may see that the world closes up for your child with disabilities while it opens up for other kids. The opportunities will not as they should be. It will wear you out. Not everyone will like you or your message. Keep pushing and look for the open doors. • Use expert resources! Bring in S