The report was said to have been in the mail last month, around the time that we received a letter (per my request) to forward to the Child Study Team at Hayden's school. Now that the CST is out-sourced [insert gesture to Governor Christie here], I just wanted something in writing to reiterate the importance of maintaining Hayden's services moving forward...or something to that effect. Although the new case manager we had last year actually impressed me (and she had some shoes to fill like you wouldn't believe), unfortunately in September we'll have another new one. Again, a direct result of the CST being out-sourced [yay for budget cuts]. I don't know this new person yet, they certainly do not know Hayden, nor are they aware of HOW we got to where we are now. Or what he needs, and why. Lord willing I'll be proved wrong. Just in case, I requested the letter-- always better to have it before you need it.
After a couple more follow-ups with our contacts at M.I.N.D., and a chain of emails, we learned that we should have already received the report. For whatever reason we didn't, so in the mean time, someone forwarded me an electronic copy of it at 2:00PM Eastern Time.
I read all four pages, twice, and then around half past two I went out for some air and some lunch. I put the windows down, left the AC off, and headed to Panera. I ordered a 'pick two' or whatever they call it: a 1/2 of a I-cost-as-much-as-a-wine-from napa chicken salad sandwich, and a 1/2 of a priced-like-champagne-but-we-only-include-the strawberry salad.
I didn't know how distracted I was until I pulled my
That was several hours ago and I'm still beaming about it on the inside.
Yes, the written word is a powerful thing.