Tag Archives: school

Back at School – but tell me how you really feel!

Summer went by like a fly.  Summer went by so fast it was hard to tell which day was which and how many days were left.  But when the real summer stopped and the nightmare of school began it was … Continue reading

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Forget R what about the S Word

Advocating for Chelsea has required me to absorb a huge amount of new information.  Medical and scientific sites are second nature to me and I can google a symptom or concomitant drug reaction with the best of them however the thing … Continue reading

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Exactly how much can I expect from her?

Chelsea doesn’t get A’s anymore. She used to. She made gold honor roll for all 4 quarters of 6th grade, and for the first quarter of 7th. She was our amazing girl in the wheelchair, always working hard, an A … Continue reading

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Disability can’t stop Creativity!

Chelsea is blessed by the great teachers in her life at the Singapore American School and for Art that teacher is the wonderfully talented and dedicated Kelly McFadzen. Ms Mac came up with the idea of wheelchair art to ensure that … Continue reading

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Morning Mayhem

It’s been a horrible 2011 so far with Chelsea spending way too much time at home sick or unable to be in school because of “maintenance issues”. Pressure sores, wheelchair adjustments, new helpers, the sheer logistics of getting her to … Continue reading

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