Staying organized with all the paperwork we have for our son is difficult. Recently we moved from a paper-based system to an electronic one. In the past, we used a big binder with darn near everything in it. But we made the transition to cloud-based storage for our content. We use Google Drive.
Every time we get a doctor’s note or a therapy report, we immediately scan it and put it online.
The reason this works well for us is:
Here are two examples:
Being organized is not something that comes easily to me. But it’s one of those skill sets you need to have to communicate well. The right tools can help you simplify document organization.
We still have that binder that we use. It’s now in a drawer somewhere. With next to unlimited cloud space, we are rethinking any paper-based systems that we’ve had in the past.
Creating a Care Notebook is another helpful article.
Critical thinking and problem-solving skills go beyond academics. Everyday life provides opportunities to apply these skills. During my son’s educational career, a lack of critical thinking and problem-solving skills was often noted in his Individualized Education Plan paperwork. While he may struggle with these skills academically, he solves problems all the time in his daily life.