27 January 2020
My first child was a preemie, had medical issues, and has an IEP. He is so bright and amazing, but for a long time medical and educational professionals have been measuring him against a typical standard, and I get it, that's to ensure that his development is on track. They tell you that all kids are different and develop on their own time, but all the while they also tell you that your kid should be doing this by now and is not performing like other kids... I'm just a little conflicted about how to think and feel...