Autism, Inclusion, and the Winter Concert

I knew it was going to be a long shot, but I had my hopes up. Last week my eldest son’s teacher told me that after three years of my asking to have him participate in some grade-level performance, they were going to try and have Lil D take part in the fifth grade Winter Concert.Let’s backtrack.My son has been attending an autism classroom in public school for five years now. We’ve had our ups and downs, but for the most part, we have a good team -- dedicated teachers and aides and a princ … [Read more...]