Wednesday, September 01, 2010

"An Open Letter to Special Needs Professionals"

Via twitter, I learned about a blog post written by a mother of a child with special needs. She directed it specifically to "special needs professionals." I believe all educators are "special needs professionals" and encourage you to read this heartfelt, humbling and powerful post.
New teacher, or therapist, or doctor? Is that you?
Oh hello...
I just wanted to chat with you a second. To caution you. Or warn you.
Please, tread carefully.
You see, what you might not realize as you look at me, talk to me, tell me your opinions, our options, our lack of options, and your predictions of our outcomes is that;
well ... you see that heart? continued...

1 comment:

Sue said...

Hi Karen,
I loved this post and have distributed it to my network via my Ning. Thanks for all the work that you put into the site.
I have just had a look at the 'Tool Kit'. What a sensational resource!