Category Archives: School

My Pet Snow Wolf Part 2 a story by Mateo


Mateo loved everyone’s comments on Facebook yesterday about his story.  He was so excited to write part two.  For this assignment he had to incorporate skyscrapers.  I am so impressed with how he creatively wove it into his story.  I … Continue reading

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My Pet Snow Wolf : a story by Mateo


I have a blog post I have been working on for the past two weeks- I still need to rework it a bit and add photos… It’s about the New Year. Well shoot- we are almost done with January and … Continue reading

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And back to school we go!


The new school year brings a huge amount of anxiety for Mateo. This year was one of the harder ones. He is going into 4th grade and a whole new classroom and a brand new teacher. He keeps the same … Continue reading

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Mateo, an award-winning story writer!!


Mateo 2_5_15 Minecraft      I am going to tell you about Minecraft. Minecraft is a newer game. It is multiplayer or single player. Minecraft is fun for everyone.      I am going to tell you what Minecraft has. It has … Continue reading

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Autism and the dreaded substitute teacher


Change in routine is probably the hardest thing for children with Autism. We found out this week that Mateo’s long term sub was no longer his subsitute while his teacher is out on maternity leave. Mateo had built a really great relationship … Continue reading

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The unexpected IEP


Mateo had the big IEP today, the triennial IEP! These IEP’s are given out every three years and involve putting the child through a ton of tests to see where he is academically, socially, physically to grasp an overall picture of … Continue reading

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An end of the year letter from Mateo’s teacher.


So Mateo’s 1st grade teacher was out on Maternity leave for over half of the year. It was a difficult transition for Mateo, she is a very wonderful teacher and Mateo cares a lot for her. Another amazing teacher stepped … Continue reading

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