Top 10 Favorite Words from Reid’s Latest IEP
1.charismatic (yes, it was used twice)
I realize this is taking things out of context, but sitting there sharing a copy of “Present Levels” with Jim, I couldn’t help but underline the words that popped out at me. This is our boy!
How wonderful to be around a table of people who notice, appreciate and acknowledge his strengths while they shore up his considerable deficits. Keeping the gifts in sight is what motivates us all, including Reid. As it’s been said, we become what we focus on.
I wouldn’t have imagined ever saying this but the morning after, I told Jim I wish those meetings were more often. To brainstorm and collaborate with people who care so deeply about Reid’s future and work creatively and tirelessly toward common goals, was energizing.
Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Philippians 4:7-9
And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, so that you may prove what the will of God is, that which is good and acceptable and perfect. Romans 12:1-3
What are your child’s favorite words?
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