Background: Your child has learning and developmental delays. She attends speech therapy and occupational therapy on a weekly basis. Last year she refused to cooperate at school or participate. Under gross-motor skills in her school report which would you rather hear: a) ......... She can jump, roll and crawl very well now and can now climb to the top of the cargo net....... b)........ Her ball skills are improving ............... another child....who is always smiling, friendly, going out of his way to help others etc a) Joe* is a very happy and friendly little boy, often with a smile on his face. b) Joe* is happy, friendly boy. He smiles often. Another: bearing in mind this child can get 'lost' in the activities and the messy play is messy - cornflour, bubbles, sago, cold cooked pasta etc a) Ben* gets throroughly involved in playdough and messy play. b) Ben* enjoys manipulating playdough and various items in the sensopathic trays. Am I being difficult? My principal is altering my reports to make them 'better'.