Why We Chose to Delay Kindergarten for a Year

Why we chose to delay kindergarten for a year

Our son turned five in April, so we knew that this fall he would be headed to kindergarten. That’s what 5-year-olds do, after all. They go off to kindergarten with their peers. Did you know that kindergarten lasts all day now? It’s not just a few short hours like when we were kids. That means that my 5-year-old with autism would be in school all day, then go to his center-based therapy for two hours to continue developing his life skills and social skills. It’s a big commitment for a little fella who, my gut told me, may not be ready to handle the transition.

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DIY Sensory Bin for Feeding Creativity

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{KWW} “Books” from the car dealership are the best books.

Books from the car dealership

In my sweet C’s world, there is nothing cooler than cars. He loves to visit car dealerships now. We walk through the lots. When the dealership is open, he goes inside and looks at the cars on the floor. Sometimes he even brings home the books for various vehicles and studies them as if they were academic works. His excitement is contagious!

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