Our son has autism, but for eight years he flew under the radar.
He is legitimately gearing up to be someone that changes the world!
I tell this story not to garner sympathy, but to breath excitement into you, that parent whose child is struggling with a “normal” education and maintaining “normal” friendships.
It's like doing leg day at the gym every single day, with no breaks, no time for your muscles to recover.
And I'm thinking, yeah, I've got to tell more people what we found out. Because never in my life have I heard of the concepts I've learned about in the last few weeks, and I'm a well-researched, smart, educated gal. So it stands to reason that most of my momma peers don't have a clue either.
I figured others might benefit from the info I've gathered. Here are the current private schools available in the Springfield, Missouri area, what makes them stand out, and any other info I could gather.
This is a strategy that we find both effective and loving. It teaches self control and coping mechanisms that emphasize our love for them in a safe way, both for us and for themselves.