A birthday gift…..

March 29th, 2015. My 44th birthday has arrived. I woke up this morning and wondered if I could have any present what would it be? The answer….to sit down and be able to have a conversation with Dayna. I was 29 when she was born and since that day the only words Dayna has used…

Disappointment, Disheartened, Distain…we got ‘Dissed’ today at an IEP meeting.

We had our IEP meeting today at Dayna's school....we went in hopeful, came out hopeless.  IEP is short for Individualized Education Program, and the IEP team is made up of many educators from the school, school administration, parents and sometimes legal representation on both sides.  We needed the meeting, we have been dealing with so much this…