My cooperating teacher (3rd grade) and I were in the coordinators office today, and she (the coordinator) told us that she was placing a special needs child in our class. Apparently, the child is fine mentally and is on grade level. However, she has some form of disability that makes it where she doesn't know when she has to use the bathroom -#1 or #2. They are trying to get her a "special skills" aide, so that the aide will ensure that the child gets to the restroom every hour and a half to two hours, and that she takes care of everything properly. Luckily, there is a bathroom in our classroom, so that should help some. I am just curious because I have never heard of anything like this -- there are many things of which I have never heard, but definitely not this! I really feel sorry for this child -- it must be horrifically embarrassing!