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View Diary: A Reflection on Mental Illness from a Former High School Teacher (140 comments)

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  •  One would hope that model (9+ / 0-)

    would be universally adopted.

    Back in the 1970s my schoolteacher mom taught a special ed class. She loved it. I was horrified because she had no special training, suffered from depression and was not very emotionally stable. She was a good teacher in many ways, but I thought the best she could be for that particular group of students was a babysitter. Even then, I wasn't confident that her patience and communication skills would be equal to the task.

    The sh*t those people [republicans] say just makes me weep for humanity! - Woody Harrelson

    by SoCalSal on Mon Dec 17, 2012 at 10:13:24 AM PST

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