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by Adrienne Tait Rob Merrifield
It's graduation time from Kindergarten to High have accomplished much. Member of Parliament for Yellowhead
School. From the But it is also a time where parents can look
Finals are being written, stress is being Publisher’s Desk back with pride at all the parent/teacher
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printed and counted. countless hours shuttling, and all the things big
Longtime Edson resident and newspaper-man passes Students are excited (and undoubtedly and small parents do to help their kids succeed. donation –registry agent launch

nervous) as they look forward to the beginning to the next – each achievement, each milestone As caps and gowns are donned it is tangible
Robin Campbell, MLA of a new chapter in their lives. representing a step further in their child's proof of a job well done by the Grads – and Rob
West Yellowhead With pride parents have followed the progress journey to adulthood. also by the parents, teachers, and role models
of their children as they advance from one grade This is a time where the spotlight is definitely that helped along the way. Merrifield Man in the
on the graduates, as well it should be – they – Congratulations.
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I sure have, and I have often been struck world revolve? What were we going to do?
by the different (so I thought). But in reality It starts with learning, accepting, and doing
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Individuals with special needs are the same
Growing up I had no understanding about
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than what we are used to, but they have
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with special needs but had no clue what
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see a parent with a child that has some kind
Pioneer Cabin Jim Eglinski talked about it, so I had no way of learning. of special needs, take a few minutes and go
out of your comfort zone and speak to them.
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My daughter was diagnosed with Spinal
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