They said…

…that you would work in the back of the classroom, isolated from the class…

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…that you wouldn’t have any friends and that the other children wouldn’t relate to you…

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…that you would be overwhelmed and would hate going to school…

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…that you don’t notice what’s going on around you and therefore wouldn’t benefit to being around other kids…

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…that you wouldn’t be engaging in anything meaningful…

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…that after 3 years in a self-contained classroom you were just starting to respond to your peers reaching out to you, and that putting you in an inclusive setting with more demands would hinder that “progress”…

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…that because you don’t have very much verbal ability, that you wouldn’t be able to participate in presentations, etc….

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… that you wouldn’t be embraced and the other children wouldn’t want you in the classroom…

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…that you wouldn’t be able to participate in the general education curriculum…

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Remember Sabrina, don’t ever let anyone’s ignorance and assumptions limit you!

2 Comments

  1. Emily Feathers

    This is so wonderful to see! Way to go Sabrina! She is pure joy and I’m thankful that so many others can experience that! I’m sure she is teaching them many valuable lessons as well :) -Emily (Sabrina’s former music therapist)

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