ADHD-A Mom’s Point Of View

ADHD-A Mom’s Point Of View

Before Q's diagnosis., I though I knew what ADHD was. I thought it was pretty simple and straightforward. I knew that ADHD was Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder and I thought that was pretty self explanatory. A hyper kid that takes Ritalin to calm down was my overall general assumption. Growing up I heard people casually [...]

IEP

IEP

Individualized Education Program (IEP) -A document created and  managed by a team of people (including teachers, special education personnel, parents, doctors, etc.)  for each special needs child. This document outlines the student's individual objectives and accommodations needed to be successful in traditional public school. Q's IEP is more than just a small stack of papers. [...]

Alphabet Soup

Alphabet Soup

When I found myself knee deep in the Special Needs world, I quickly realized I am QMonster's biggest advocate. I am the one that will have to fight the hard fights, ask the tough questions, and dig the deepest to find the answers. I spend hours on the internet searching through blog posts, Facebook support [...]