My daughter had a terrible period in mainstream. She was traumatized I was heart broken. I did everything I could to make her experience in school align with her needs as a deaf student and make mainstreaming comfortably possible.
The Law IDEA helped me advocate for my daughter and get her what she needs. But what she needs is based on the individual and changes through time.
My daughter is happy now! Shes happy at school, she is having amazing success with her CI. It’s amazing when I read what we went through.
Now I’m writing about IDEA, and its difficult to see my experiences as neutral but also how to pinpoint them in the Law IDEA.