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No Map to This Country: One Family's Journey through Autism by Jennifer Noonan

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Chapter 21

Tulips in the Rubble

AS THE NEW school year approached, Paul began to fret more and more about who his first grade teacher was going to be. At his annual ARD before the end of kindergarten, we had fought for a concession allowing us to choose his teacher every year. Mrs. Miller had been handpicked for Paul by Mrs. Allison, and he had even spent the last few months of PPCD visiting her classroom on a regular basis, to let each one get a feel for the other. This process had worked out well for us, and I wanted to have that kind of insightful selection every year.

The school officials had refused. They argued that since the IEP was a ...

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