As we left, I wondered about the kids with less successful ARDs. She has an educated mom who is comfortable confronting authority figures.
Because there are no outward signs of a disability such as a white cane or wheelchair, students with learning disabilities are often overlooked or misunderstood.
Her parents are able to understand the system we are working in and have the resources to obtain outside testing or help.
All of those factors mean that when the school tries to bully us or give her less than she needs, I can advocate for my daughter.
First, some basic information about cerebral palsy.
Cerebral palsy is a condition caused by damage to the brain which affects muscle control and coordination.