Archive for January, 2010

Freckles, Blue Eyes and LD

Posted in Kathryn's Journey on January 25th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

The school year had come to an end once more. Our oldest son had successfully completed Grade 4, his first year at the new school. Gradually, inexorably, in that year, he had begun to regain self esteem. His confidence had grown – as had his belief that he could learn and succeed. He began to […]

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Fur Pelts, Bussing and a New Level of Advocacy Alert: DEFCON 4

Posted in Kathryn's Journey on January 11th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – Be the first to comment

When I first started writing this blog about our family’s journey, the words flew from my fingers and onto the screen in an effortless manner. Once I started writing, I experienced a flood of memories about the many events and people that shaped the first nine years of our son’s life. As you may be […]

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Don’t tell me I can’t! by Denise Goegan

Posted in Articles, Denise's Journey on January 5th, 2010 by Kathryn Burke – 3 Comments

I almost enjoy it when people tell me I can’t do something. If anything, it doesn’t make me quit or want to stop trying, it just pushes me to try harder and prove them wrong… Back when I was diagnosed, the educational psychologist told my mother that they should “downgrade” our expectations, I would be […]

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