[audio-pals] Re: VR Counselor is Horrible

  • From: Heather H <copperlee73@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 13 Aug 2014 20:24:30 -0400

It is a great keyboard just a little small.  I also wish it had a separate 
number keypad because it is hard to get the right number the first time.  I'm 
going to put sticky dots on the five and the zero to make it easierfor me.  

Sent from my iPhone

> On Aug 13, 2014, at 7:29 PM, Thomas McMahan <shadowmonstrosity@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> You have a more advanced i-phone than I do now.  Although I will be getting a 
> 4 pretty soon too.  They are nice.  Depending on your keyboard well if your’s 
> is one of the Logitech keyboards you would be able to use it on your computer 
> and i-phone.  But blue tooth keyboards are really handy especially when 
> dealing with a phone.  
>> On Aug 13, 2014, at 1:31 PM, Heather H <copperlee73@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Yes, I did it.  I got an iPhone 4s.  I did research, worried, and prayed 
>> about it.....and here I am typing on a bluetooth keyboard and listening to 
>> what I'm typing in my ear with another bluetooth device.  Technology is 
>> scary.  It is great though.  Kate has taken a turn for the worse.  I suspect 
>> she has a virus that no onne or no scan find.  So, here I am...finally in 
>> the 21st century.  AND DON'T CALL ME LYNN DARN IT.  
>> Sent from my iPhone
>>> On Aug 13, 2014, at 1:00 PM, Thomas McMahan <shadowmonstrosity@xxxxxxx> 
>>> wrote:
>>> I just caught this.  Hoover has an i-phone?  She is joining the mac world 
>>> with her triple decker bus?  Now this is interesting. 
>>>> On Aug 13, 2014, at 7:49 AM, Heather H <copperlee73@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Whatev
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>> On Aug 13, 2014, at 8:33 AM, "Josh" <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> It has a nice ring to it. Hmmm, let me think about this for a while. I 
>>>>> will let you know whether I plan to use Lynn from now on or not *LOL*.
>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Heather H
>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 9:26 PM
>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: FW: VR Counselor is Horrible
>>>>> Blah blah blah.  Don't even think of using that name mister.  You have 
>>>>> got enough trouble without me opening a can of whoop butt on Tennessee! 
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>> On Aug 12, 2014, at 9:13 PM, "Josh" <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> Thank you for bringing attention to this there Ms. Lynn *LOL*.
>>>>> Hi Heaver
>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Heather H
>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 8:21 PM
>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: FW: VR Counselor is Horrible
>>>>> Um, excuse me BethAnn, there was no call for my middle name.  How rude!  
>>>>> Hi Josh and Tom!  
>>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>>> On Aug 12, 2014, at 6:22 PM, "BethAnn LaPresta" 
>>>>> <dmarc-noreply@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> (Redacted sender "bela28_02@xxxxxxxxx" for 
>>>>> DMARC) wrote:
>>>>> I didn't realize you were offering a good sized weekend getaway at your 
>>>>> expense...I would really love a vacation right about now.  How about a 
>>>>> trip to Ohio to visit Heather Lynn?
>>>>> In all seriousness, you and I seem to attract knobheads there Joshie.  
>>>>> You with your schooling, me with doctors.  Oy!
>>>>> On Tuesday, August 12, 2014 2:45 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> Well, it looked a little fishy or at least sounded a little fishy when 
>>>>> Amanda was reading it. Sounded like he had budgeted for me to get it, but 
>>>>> was not going to be dispersing it to me unless I needed it. Well, you 
>>>>> know what happens to that kind of money a lot of times. Someone would be 
>>>>> havinga good size weekened get away at my expense.
>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Thomas McMahan
>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 12, 2014 5:15 PM
>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] Re: FW: VR Counselor is Horrible
>>>>> Makes you wonder what all they are doing with the money budgeted to them 
>>>>> doesn’t it?  I know in most States the budget allotment for rehab is on 
>>>>> the bottom, but it’s still pretty sizable, and at most it is frozen, not 
>>>>> actually cut.  They are more likely to cut services.  
>>>>> The biggest thing you’ve got on them is if you take it outside the 
>>>>> agency.  They will listen to you then because they don’t want it outside. 
>>>>>  It’s been that way my whole life, and I’ve been around for a little 
>>>>> while.  
>>>>> I think you can work out the rest for when it’s necessary.  
>>>>> On Aug 12, 2014, at 3:50 PM, Josh <lawdog911@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>>> The VR counselor sent me an e-mail this morning including his supervisor 
>>>>> and he attempted to clarify what he didn’t say yesterday, but says I must 
>>>>> have misunderstood because he was including funding to cover my 
>>>>> textbooks. However, he didn’t touch the fact that they cover rent and 
>>>>> dorm room expenses for students as well as meal money. He only went on to 
>>>>> say that if for some reason the money does not come in, in a timely 
>>>>> manner then they would definitely reimburse me. He isn’t getting the fact 
>>>>> that he is doing this completely different from the previous two VR 
>>>>> counselors and he refuses to provide me with any documentation regarding 
>>>>> any changes that may have taken place.
>>>>>     Interesting enough I found out before my previous counselor left that 
>>>>> due to the pay that they were offering for VR counselors, my state 
>>>>> agency, they couldn’t get anyone of any quality to take the job. This 
>>>>> seems to be evident without her ever saying the first word. I hope and 
>>>>> pray that he gets better in time and isn’t just there for a paycheck 
>>>>> which it is seeming that way right now. The good news is, he thought he 
>>>>> was being a rather smart guy by including his supervisor, but now I know 
>>>>> who she is and have her e-mail address. So, now I will start discussing 
>>>>> all these new apparent chages with her and see what she has to say about 
>>>>> it if things continue to go down hill. I believe I could do his job 
>>>>> without a degree or at least as good as he is doing anyways. Perhaps I 
>>>>> will talk to her about taking his job *LOL* j/k.       
>>>>> From: audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>>> [mailto:audio-pals-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Josh
>>>>> Sent: Monday, August 11, 2014 9:51 PM
>>>>> To: audio-pals@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>>> Subject: [audio-pals] FW: VR Counselor is Horrible
>>>>> I have fought my VR counselor ever since he became my VR counselor. He 
>>>>> has requested documents that no other counselor has requested, he has 
>>>>> made incorrect statements regarding whether or not he will accept the 
>>>>> university’s recommendation for a lighter courseload, he has tried to 
>>>>> shut down my continuing education, and now he is messing with my money. I 
>>>>> did gain some ground though on the continuing education because when I 
>>>>> first started VR I told them I want to go to law school. Well, the VR 
>>>>> counselor at the time told me that I should probably go with a lighter 
>>>>> load, so I did. I did make her document somewhere though that I want to 
>>>>> go to law school.  I told my second counselor the same thing and told her 
>>>>> I may continue on with psychology. Well, it gets to this guy who thinks 
>>>>> he is all of that and a bag of *insert your favorite chip here* *LOL* and 
>>>>> I talked to him briefly once before regarding continuing on and he said 
>>>>> that they would have to see, but he sounded doubtful. So, when I was 
>>>>> talking to him seriously about it I asked him if the department was going 
>>>>> to pay for me to continue on with a higher degree or if I am going to 
>>>>> have to get representation to fight for it. He didn’t answer me directly 
>>>>> and we hung up. We started discussing it off and on and he opened up the 
>>>>> door for me to ask about law school again when he said that they cannot 
>>>>> tell me what to do. I took the window of opportunity. The latest is I 
>>>>> need to pick between law school and psychology and let him know by 
>>>>> Friday. Now, a new battle has popped its ugly head up and that is him not 
>>>>> giving me funding for my textbooks when they pay other people’s rent. He 
>>>>> wants me to go out and purchase the 5 or 600 dollars sometimes maybe even 
>>>>> $800 worth of textbooks each semester and then they will reimburse me for 
>>>>> supplies and textbooks. Um, no! This has never been done this way before 
>>>>> so I want answers as to why it is this way now other than the fact I 
>>>>> pushed them on one battle so now they are trying to come at me from a 
>>>>> different angle. I told them I fight enough battles on my own without 
>>>>> having to fight the very system that is there to help me by providing the 
>>>>> funding I need to go to school. I am hoping that I can get someone a lot 
>>>>> better to handle this or at least make him better through prayer.
>>>>>     For some reason though I thought when given the opportunity to go to 
>>>>> law school I would jump on it and run, but really and truthful I am 
>>>>> having a hard time choosing. I am actually leaning more toward mental 
>>>>> health counselor which is completely different from what I was looking at 
>>>>> from the get go because if I stayed with counseling and didn’t go for the 
>>>>> law school then I wanted to do family counseling, but now the mental 
>>>>> health counseling is appealing to me. So, now that I havea choice the 
>>>>> turmoil has started *LOL*. Do I go for a JD or do I go for an MA in 
>>>>> counseling.     

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