What it’s like
“Elijah came with me to his IEP meetings. At first, he would just sit there quietly, taking things in. But by middle school, he began to be more vocal about his needs.”
“I’m worried that my child lost a year and a half of learning."
“It made sense as a Black kid in a mostly white school not to show confusion, and to disprove false stereotypes about my smarts. I had to know everything, and do everything right, to command respect.”