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Re: [IPp] Thanks



Thanks Cheri, things seem to be going much better today, I was up there all
day volunteering, and it seems (excuse my language) that whateve bug was up
our teacher's "you know what", has relieved itself, because she was as
FRIENDLY as could be!!!  We'll see................
Laura, mom to Eryn,9, Jeffrey, 7,dx 5/00,  and Mary Glenn, 4, going on 30!!
----- Original Message -----
From: "Cheri McCurdy" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Wednesday, October 23, 2002 10:47 AM
Subject: [IPp] Thanks


> Laura,
>
> You are doing the right thing!  You are setting such a good example for
> your son by standing up for what is right.  Not only are you helping your
> son but the other diabetics in the school system that will have to deal
> with this type of situation!  I am also proud of your husband for
> standing up for what is right!  Moving him would be too easy on this
> teacher.  Teachers need to be open to learning new things just as they
> expect their students to do.  Diabetes education is something she needs
> to be educated on!  Keep us posted and Good Luck.
>
> Cheri McCurdy
> Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2002 10:54:10 -0500
> From: "jftroop" <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IPp] Thanks
>
> Thanks everyone for your support. My husband and I met with the principal
> this
> am, I am not sure how I feel about the meeting.  The first thing she
> suggested
> was to move him to another class.  That would seem like the easiest way
> to
> solve the problem.  HOWEVER, my sons class is a looping class, he has
> been
> with this group since last year in K5, so this is like a family to him.
> Looking back, perhaps I would do it differently, but at the time, having
> the
> same teacher two years in a row seemed a lot easier.  So! I think that
> moving
> him away from all that he knows would make him feel like he did something
> wrong.  And we worry about 10 years from now, not just today, because we
> want
> our son to not feel like this disease has been a handicap, but just
> something
> that is part of him.  My husband told the principal that he felt like the
> teacher should have to suck it up and deal with it.  Otherwise it is like
> she
> gets her way.  So, we leave the meeting, and our nurse, who is WONDERFUL,
> calls me and guess what, she went to check am bs and he is not there
> BECAUSE
> the teacher sent him to her office instead of having it done in the room,
> which is not what we agreed on!!!!  The only way I would move him now is
> if
> she shows animosity towards him, and really seems to have a problem with
> everything, and I will be grilling him to find out just exactly how
> things are
> going.
> By the way, I did get an email from an ADA person who is here ! in
> Alabama, so I
> cant wait to hear from her!!! Thanks again everyone, and I will keep you
> posted.  Laura
>
>
>
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