Oct 132013

Special Education Advocacy Comments by: Sandy Cook, Parent, To Georgia’s House of Representatives Education Committee Members and Georgia’s Senate Education Committee Members at their Townhall Session on 10 October 2013 “After five years in public school, my oldest son still could not read. He was falling further behind in all subjects. We told our IEP team our son wanted to go to college. “One administrator laughed aloud, and barked, “Your son may never read well, and he is certainly NOT college material. You just need to lower your expectations!” “As they had always done, our school ignored our pleas for […]

Jul 112013

I just watched a Denis Waitly success video which I wanted to share with all of you. Believe in your child and help your child believe in his self.  Dreams are what reality is made of if you set goals and go after your dreams.  You won’t regret spending the time watching this video.. it will help you believe in the possibilities for your child and his future. (The video opens in a new window.) Winners Focus on Results – Denis Waitly – The Winner’s Edge This brings to mind a mom I was chatting with two days ago.  She […]

Feb 032013
Homeschooling a Child with Learning Difficulties Interview

Interested in Homeschooling a Child with Learning Difficulties? I was interviewed about homeschooling a child with learning difficulties for a small business contest offered by Client Creatives. I thought YOU might enjoy reading this interview to learn why we homeschooled. You’ll also learn some about how we overcame learning difficulties through homeschooling, and why you might benefit by homeschool a child with learning difficulties. Homeschooling a child with learning difficulties can truly be a blessing in so many unexpected ways. So many that the interview below really only touches on the surface of why homeschooling a child with learning difficulties […]

Jan 172013
Person with Disability : Inspirational Story of Disability Triumph

Person with Disability : Nick Vujicic This morning a friend of mine shared a video with me. The video focuses on a man, Nick Vujicic, with profound physical disabilities–he was born without arms or legs. Nick says he felt worthless as a young boy and became suicidal.  Nick credits his parents with always giving him a message of love, truth, and hope. If you can instill these three things into your child, you can help save your child from heartache the world my try to lay upon them. Being a person with disability issues doesn’t have to define a child’s success at all. […]