Dear school district: you can't ask me to show "understanding" that this pandemic has made it too difficult for you to fulfill your *legal* obligation to get my kid's IEP/504 set up & implemented, & then also refuse any understanding for the ways the pandemic is affecting my kid.
We are almost half way through the school year & he still has ZERO accommodations for this year (which quite literally gives me grounds to sue) but you want to insist my 11 year old should be held accountable for not understanding the 6 different programs his assignments are in?
You poked the absolute wrong mama bear.

The mile of grace and understanding I had for y'all ran out the moment you refused even an inch of it towards an 11 year old kid who's desperately trying to cope with this pandemic you yourselves claim is "too much."
They have no idea who they messed with. I literally advise other parents of their legal rights in these situations all the time. If they were hoping I wouldn't know our rights or know how to navigate the hurdles and bureaucracy to enforce them... they will be very disappointed.

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13 Jan
The republican speeches today are familiar to any abuse survivor.

"I hate that you made me hit you. I've never hit anyone before, so that's how awful you've been to me to make me do that. And the way you keep pushing this, it feels like you're trying to make me go there again."
"We're never going to be able to work this out if we keep rehashing who did what. Why arent you willing to work on this, because *I* am? You're the one breaking us because you wont let go of the past. I already said Im sorry and you still wont let it go."
I'm listening to the "yes, things got bad, but you're only trying to make it worse now. Im asking us to stop the cycle and make this better, but you seem determined to keep increasing the anger and the hurt between us" talk now so the #speechesfromabusers trend continues
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If you’ve never been a victim of online “brigading,” let me tell you right now - it’s scary, it’s overwhelming, and it’s exhausting.
I still don’t know where exactly my name/info was posted to send this my way, but its clear this isn’t just the normal angry responses that slip in when I post something that gets a lot of shares. This is a coordinated brigading effort to scare me into deleting my accounts.
I’m grateful that friends who have experience with this have been supportively walking me through this.

But I would be lying if I said I haven’t been very tempted a few times last night/today to just give and delete certain posts or delete my accounts all together.
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