The first day back to school is looming – are you ready yet? I’m preparing for my older daughter to head off to high school, while Dane is going into year 5! Should be fun managing two drop offs/pickups at two different schools that are nowhere near each other. Fun times. Thank goodness for interesting podcasts to while away the time in the car. Heading back to school also has its unique set of challenges with a kid that wears a contact lens and glasses.
From his first day in daycare when he was 14 months old, we’ve sent a detailed information sheet to administrators. The information covered off Dane’s condition, all about his contact lens and how to manage it and dealing with problems that might arise.
The information sheet changes every year as things have changed with managing his contact lens. We went from ‘call mum immediately’ if something went wrong, to ‘he can now take the lens out himself’. I had a look at a really old version that even had interpretations of his delayed speech.