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What to do when there's no TIME?

I don't know if this is really a special needs issue or just a parenting issue... but my oldest daughter, the one with the ADD and learning…

Started by Taran Meyer

0 Oct 29, 2010

So who's your special needs guy/girl?

Mine is Ben, age 12. He has Down Syndrome and a number of accompanying medical difficulties. Fortunately most of his big medical problems a…

Started by LeoPardus

56 Oct 21, 2010
Reply by Taran Meyer

Lennox-Gastaut Syndrome epilepsy

When the hospital sent me the EEg results from Sams last test a few weeks ago, I was a bit knocked over by the diagnosis attached. LGS sort…

Started by Deirdre Billes

0 Feb 12, 2010

Alexander's Mother and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad, Fucked Over Friday ...

Oh and yes, I'm looking for another therapist. This horrible Friday was actually the 19th, but I couldn't bring myself to blog about it unt…

Started by HotMess

15 Jan 13, 2010
Reply by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM

Hallmark never mentioned THIS on the cards...

So parenting is an unglamorous job, especially with special needs kids. I think we can agree? Since Ethan was a few weeks old, there's been…

Started by Angie Jackson

9 Dec 5, 2009
Reply by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM

So I'm childless/no dependents, but having kinda/sorta been one once...

... I hope it's ok to lurk and learn here from time to time. I'm 42 and was unofficially diagnosed with Asperger's at 39. As a child, the…

Started by Jo Jerome

1 Nov 30, 2009
Reply by Jo Jerome

Intestinal dysbiosis, leaky gut, and related GI issues in special needs individuals

One of my sons mentioned that they aired a report on national TV in the USA around August 30 about intestinal dysbiosis as a condition that…

Started by Jim Mo.

8 Oct 14, 2009
Reply by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM

Question for ABA parents.

So, I'm curious and have a question for all the other parents out there who take their child(ren) to Applied Behavior Analysis therapy. Do…

Started by Joseph

5 Oct 6, 2009
Reply by Gwen

ADHD: Is it real and if so, what is it?

I want to have a thread for discussions on ADHD. I know for some, this may be a controversial topic. It is only over the last two years tha…

Started by Jim Mo.

5 Aug 12, 2009
Reply by Jim Mo.

Dr. Amen, anyone?

Xander's new therapist is a disciple of this man, who I've seen on PBS discussing the function of the brain. She wants me to have this "sca…

Started by HotMess

17 Jun 16, 2009
Reply by Rosemary LYNDALL WEMM


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