I had the best tard ever, but sadly, she moved away over the summer. I always
think about her. She was always so happy. She smiled, did whatever you said
without question, and never, ever abused me. She was cute, too. She had cerebral
palsy that caused her to sway randomly and bob her head around for no apparent
reason. She also loved me.
One day I
got mad at her because during her typing time, she was messing around and
pressing a bunch of keys down at once, going real fast, etc. I told her I was
disappointed in her and she started to cry. I actually felt bad about it. The
only thing that really bothered me about her was that she asked lots of random,
pointless questions, and at unacceptable times.
the scenario one particular day last year:
working one-on-one with her doing sequencing activities. Her
and I are the only people in the entire room. She is continuously asking me "Miss
did you do over the weekend?"
First of all, she is unable to comprehend
anything complex. Complex includes past tense, future tense, and basic language
recognition and association. Secondly, if I honestly told her about the debaucheries
of my weekend,
I would have been fired on the spot.
Anyway, I am trying to do the lesson with
her, and she keeps asking me about my weekend. I would make up a few simple
activities, like going for a walk or brushing my teeth, and tell her I did them. She would then ask, "What else did you
do over the weekend?," over and over.
We were getting
nothing done, it was a hot day outside, the classroom was hot because the a/c
was not working properly, and I was getting angry.
She then looks at me and asks, "Miss [Sped], What did you eat over the
half an hour of her, this question put me over the edge. I look her straight in the
eyes and say "Poop!"
She gasped, totally in disbelief of what I had just
said, and responded, "Miss [Sped] Iím going to tell your mom on you."
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