Its been a while since I have been here. Ken and I along with the kids have settled nicely in oregon. However, its sure had its moments. FIrst, trying to get matt into the last two months of school. How easy does that sound? Well, first the school wouldnt let him in untill they had his IEP. My copy, was still in mn. So we wait till old school sends it, via what, snail mail or on pony express? So, they get the IEP, simple right..... NNOOOOO then they say, they "cant" except the dr orders from MN, it needs to be an oregon dr. (are they that much better?) Well, we dont have insurance. I have been trying to get it since I entered this state. I have jumped through all hoops, and given blood when nessesary. (Im still waiting ) Just wandering into a clinic was gonna cost. So I shop around, and finally find a dr that will see him for a 100.00. We go, matt gets looked at, dr signs a note stating he can attend school, and I think, GOLDEN, he is so in. But he wasnt. now we have a month of school left, and matt, well matts living large, as any 13 year old boy would not having to go to school. They then say to me.... it HAS to be the dr that is going to care for matt on going, not the dr I had sign the note and waste a hundred dollar bill on. at the 3 week before school is out mark, they send a tutor to the house, for 1 hour a day, and call it good. And here I sit, still no insurance yet to speak of. I just cant believe I couldnt get matt into school, its pure and simple no body wanted to take on the responsibility, and to top it off, there is NO nurse in the schools, just one in the district going from school to school. Anybody in the portlandish area have any tips and tricks? Just in case we get the insurance and heaven forbid, matt can attend school this fall.