(I’ll admit I wrote this blog 3 weeks ago, but because of a busy work schedule didn’t have time to finish it until recently)
We thought it impossible.
But it had to be attempted.
Since Mason has had a pretty solid year in school, both in his mainstreamed class and his functional academics class we wanted to reward him. At the same time, we wanted to reward the kids whom, despite Mason’s regular reluctance to play with, have protected him, helped him, and befriended him since day 1.