Why I Won’t Stop Fighting For My Kid

For Ian, school was his entire life. He loved sitting at a desk in a traditional classroom with typical students taking tests and chugging through his daily schedule. He loved doing his math homework. He loved getting hot lunch from the cafeteria on Fridays. To agree to take a sick day at home, Ian would have to be projectile vomiting or delusional from fever. That’s why, when school ended on March 16, 2020, it was a traumatic event for my son, rather than a happy “snow day.”

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