Wanda - posted on 08/13/2014 ( 6 moms have responded )
Hello I have my son who is in the 5th grade and he has a IEP. My husband (not my son’s father) believes that I should remove my son from the classroom environment he is currently in (6 kids to 1 teacher). He states that my son shouldn’t be in that classroom and that my son can play video games really good so he should be able to be in a regular classroom. He is scared that my son would be made fun and feel different. He also states that I baby him too much and that my son knows this and doesn’t try harder because of that. With that being said I appreciate his concern but I have to disagree. I know I may baby him at times but I want him to be in a environment where he is comfortable and not frustrated. I know my son can try harder and me and as his parent can try harder as well. I just don’t want to put him in a regular classroom where he is going to feel different and he won’t be able to keep up. He is still in a 2 to 3 grade reading level. This situation is affecting my relationship with husband greatly because we both have 2 very different opinions. Am I being crazy overprotective mom who doesn’t want her son to feel frustrated or am I doing the right thing? I need all the advise I can get.