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First Track Meet!

Barrett’s First Track Meet!

Finally – we had our big day!  As I’ve been writing about for weeks, my son Barrett became a member of his school’s track team.  After the first two events were rained out, he finally ran in his first track meet.  And it was awesome!

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Little background.  At Barrett’s last IEP meeting, his PE coach asked me if there was anything I’d like him to help Barrett with.  I offhandedly suggested having him run, so he could win the 50 yard dash at the Special Olympics this year.  His teacher, Bobbi Jo, heard this and, as is par for the course for this particular Autism Angel, had an idea – to put Barrett on the track team.   Continue reading First Track Meet!