Back-to-school transitions are hard for everybody. Throw in the unique challenges of having a special needs child, and things can start to get crazy.
But what if on top of that, Mom is a teacher who’s also going back to school?
It’s what’s happening here in our household.
When a Teacher Goes Back to School
Over the years, I’ve taught part-time and kept a busy musician’s performing schedule. But this year is different. This year, I got a job offer for a full-time teaching position that I just couldn’t turn down.
And so for the first time in sixteen years, I’m back in the classroom full-time.
But I’m bringing new knowledge and plenty of different skills to my teaching this time around. Because after raising a child with autism, I know things now that I simply didn’t know before.
Back-to-School Tips for the Teacher Whose Child Has Special Needs
So if you’re a teacher, how do YOU transition back into the school routine and make it as easy as possible for you and your special needs family?
I’m over at Different Dream today with some back-to-school tips for the teacher whose child has special needs. Won’t you join me over there?