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Old 07-13-2008, 11:31 AM   #631
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Well, the 5 is classified as a "microvan", can seat six fairly comfortly and the seats fold up to give a lot of cargo space. It gets far better gas mileage than the average van and we are getting a really good deal on it. Oh, and the best thing is I can actually get in and out easier than a van and it will be as good as a van for me for long distance comfort.
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Old 07-13-2008, 11:54 AM   #632
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Well, the 5 is classified as a "microvan", can seat six fairly comfortly and the seats fold up to give a lot of cargo space. It gets far better gas mileage than the average van and we are getting a really good deal on it. Oh, and the best thing is I can actually get in and out easier than a van and it will be as good as a van for me for long distance comfort.

Well good. As long as your able to get in and out and be comfortable, that's all that matters.
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Old 07-14-2008, 06:06 PM   #633
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Wowee we have a big celebration - at least it is to us. We had school prize giving tonight and my eldest son - who has had a lot of problems in his schooling (he is on the edge of the autistic spectrum) and really has difficulty relating to others of his age. There have been a lot of issues this year - especially him losing his temper over a comment and hurting someone.

Well tonight he got the middle school head teachers award for progress. The citatation included the improvement in his self control. This was so exciting (tear making) especially as about six weeks ago , we had a letter saying he could face suspension or exclusion.

Join with me in three cheers and a great round of applause for him.
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Old 07-14-2008, 06:20 PM   #634
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sounds like a nice school...........miniman.................glad he's going there.......congrats on his awards................we just take each step forward.............and keep on moving..................
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Old 07-14-2008, 07:09 PM   #635
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cheers are certainly in order. congrats.

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Old 07-14-2008, 07:13 PM   #636
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WooHoo! I'm so happy for your boy, miniman. That's quite an accomplishment and definitely cause for celebration! Is he really proud of himself, too?
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Old 07-14-2008, 07:21 PM   #637
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I love to hear good things about kids!

Congrats Miniman!!!!!
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Old 07-14-2008, 07:24 PM   #638
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He SHOULD be proud of himself. This also may show him that doing good, means that good things happen, instead of the bad. I have a nephew that is autistic. As with your son probably is, it is not in your face noticable at all. It's when you talk to them and see that they are a little slow, and get angry easily. A lot of people sees these kids as brats and not disiplined and that is so wrong! They just have a hard time adjusting to situations like unchallenged kids do because they don't understand.
Good for your boy miniman! You should be proud and brag! Congratulations!!!
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Old 07-14-2008, 10:30 PM   #639
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Congrats Miniman, that is wonderful news.
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Old 07-14-2008, 11:16 PM   #640
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Yay mini-miniman!!!!!!
Sounds like he's really getting some good help where he needs. Congrats to his school too for recognizing a special situation and dealing with it appropriately.
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