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  1. To ALL parents with Special Needs Children
  2. Is there an age or time where you just bite the bullet and pay for private therapy?
  3. High functioning ASD - how do you fill the day?
  4. Child Elopement from School aka Bolting
  5. Medicine Q for child with ADD and anxiety
  6. special ed services interview
  7. Eval for ASD leads to many other labels! Any experience with the ASDS test?
  8. Anybody tried NAET for healing autism/ASD?
  9. disconnected kids by melillo
  10. ADHD vs ASD vs both, feeling sad, trying to figure this out
  11. Where should we go -- vacation question
  12. Apraxia and being embarrassed/apologizing for son
  13. Autism/Aspergers -anyone?
  14. Daughter with ADHD can't go to sleep
  15. Neurological disorder?
  16. Anyone else parenting from a wheelchair?
  17. Out of Home Placement
  18. Employment opportunities for individuals with special needs
  19. Does anyone know...
  20. How to do GFCF diet /biomedical approach when there's sensory issues with food?!s
  21. IRun4
  22. IRun4
  23. Possible child anxiety help needed
  24. Have your family plans changed...
  25. How much do you tell people?
  26. How do I get a 9 year old with HFA out of my bed?!
  27. Where to start? Possible ASD/Aspergers
  28. A letter to people who don't understand about my special needs child...
  29. new to APD
  30. Cloth pads for 2e girl? autism
  31. what is wrong with my child? ADHD?
  32. Selling house -- this is HARD / ASD
  33. Limping getting worse, what could be causing it. Perthes?
  34. Drills for auditory processing disorder
  35. Autistic toddler with overeating issues
  36. What 3 things do you struggle with the most?
  37. Talking to your children about their issues w/o making them feel bad
  38. When you feel that you've reached the end of your rope
  39. Special Needs Parenting
  40. Declassification of my Aspergers child?
  41. Coping with feeling different from everyone b/c of child's special needs
  42. Recommendations for media, TV, or movies?
  43. Why are they testing for Hirschsprung Disease?
  44. Emotional disturbance?
  45. Huge swings in regulation
  46. Is this a sensory thing?
  47. Does the "Explosive Child" approach really work?
  48. ASD son saying he see's double
  49. Need some advice for how to help my little guy
  50. Which specialist or therapist can help with reasoning skills?
  51. Frustrated and Need Advice
  52. Any introverted mamas here?
  53. Need Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Survey Takers Please!
  54. Need quick advice! Should I take this job?!
  55. Median Cleft Palate Syndrome
  56. PANDAS
  57. Calling all special needs mommys and daddys
  58. Thoughts on starting a blog about my son's condition?
  59. to any parent with a child with Microcephaly
  60. Questions about different types of therapy.
  61. Therapeutic Boarding School
  62. Weird (manic) behaviour
  63. Keeping friends for special needs son
  64. nepsy-ii executive function test-anyone know what divergent scores means?
  65. ADHD any articles to help grandparents understand?
  66. Does anybody use parental control?
  67. Kindergarten teacher praised DS
  68. Where to get appropriate clothing and shoes?
  69. My son was just diagnosed with ADHD. What do I need to know?
  70. Unsure about whether therapist is meeting our needs re: discipline
  71. Please read
  72. Teach acceptable noise levels
  73. Parents of kids with Aspergers, need advice please
  74. Help for emotional meltdowns in 5 year old with high anxiety possibly ASD
  75. Anyone else have a child with ADHD and Tourettes?
  76. I Need Help!
  77. Mito? Quirky Kid? A penny for your thoughts!
  78. ADOS & ABA/IBI questions
  79. Insights into a mentally ill mother and child rejection
  80. Apprehensive about TTC after having a special needs child
  81. Would you share your daily routines for your ADHD child
  82. When your special needs child doesn't grow up when they're a grown up...
  83. doctors, therapist, nutritionist Vent.
  84. step daughter just diagnosed: ADHD, possibly autism, FASD
  85. ISO more natural minded/biomedical autism/anxiety/depression resources
  86. Clinical psych evaluation
  87. Pregnant and got a positive marker for downs.
  88. An education about talking about people with aspergers and autism.
  89. AUTISM Mama's - Help!
  90. Denial of child's delays- neglect?
  91. How do you have a social life? Or just time to yourself?
  92. IEP accomodations for Dyslexia
  93. 14 month old with hypotonia
  94. Advice needed...how important is a diagnosis?
  95. Explaining diagnosis to one child without scaring sibling.
  96. Guided meditation for bedtime -- ADHD and/or anxiety
  97. Just filled out the Junior Kindergarten registration package
  98. Any ideas for something like a weekend day camp or active-type class for my ADHD kid in the winter months?
  99. Any mom's in Kingston Ont who has child with asperger's who would want to have a playdate with my asperger's son?
  100. Bilingual Families of Children with DS or cognitive/verbal delays?
  101. What is the big deal with interacting with peers?
  102. Help not sure what is going on with my 6yr old boy
  103. Poem about grief and anger after son's diagnosis
  104. Soooo much hugging & kissing (it's almost overwhelming)
  105. Loosing friends because of differences in parenting styles
  106. autism 2 year old?
  107. Seizures in 6 month old
  108. Advice on 4yr old that is maybe HYPO sensitive - SPD but not ASD
  109. options to help Silas with relearning how to gag, swallow and suck???
  110. Christmas and non-understanding relatives
  111. DD Not Receptive to ASD Diagnosis
  112. What to move to different state
  113. Has anyone else been following this? Mito parents accused of medical neglect
  114. Christmas Presents Stress - Need Suggestions
  115. Introducing myself- xeroderma pigmentosum mama
  116. So what if my child has ADHD?
  117. Games advice, for a 6yo w/ADHD and some hand/eye issues
  118. Autism Waiver
  119. Social anxiety disorder in 3 yo
  120. Breath Holding Spells & Going to School
  121. Have you ever TTC with a possible chromosomal issue in the family?
  122. Possible Eosinophilic Disorder
  123. Anyone willing to help out a student?
  124. Finding/Hiring/Employing Special Needs Help
  125. Looking for parent feedback
  126. depakote or lamictal side effects
  127. Flip-flopping diagnosis of Asperger's-- confused and frustrated!
  128. Losing my brain cells. argh
  129. Help with some questions
  130. am or pm preschool?
  131. Alone Time for HFA 3 yo
  132. Behaviour Help for HFA 3 yo
  133. school thinks 8yo has adhd, but im not convinced. Help!
  134. IEP Meeting
  135. ADHD starting to affect school (Kindergarten)
  136. shoe recommendations for a sensory kid
  137. OT for handwriting help
  138. SPD and Preschool
  139. ABA therapy
  140. How do you get the supplements into them??
  141. Supplements for ADD/ADHD?
  142. ADHD & Probable Dyslexia, Stupid SPED Team!
  143. What are some ways to help kids with special needs feel more empowered and overcome their challenges?
  144. legal question about IEP/meeting
  145. X-post from the Childhood years
  146. Annoying MIL, How to stop her???
  147. Please stop biting yourself, Sam
  148. Interesting thought (ASD related)
  149. The First Cartoon Ever About Special Needs!
  150. Tips on parenting multiple ADHD kids?
  151. adopted a Special Needs boy age 15
  152. Any advice for my late talker
  153. I think my 6-year-old has Asperger's Syndrome
  154. When to move to a SN preschool? (long)
  155. Joint Attention
  156. When you make a huge mistake
  157. Books you wish your kids teacher/IA would have read
  158. OCD and 4 year old DD
  159. Tourette's?
  160. When to seek help
  161. mild apraxia--verbal stim?
  162. Extended nursing and the oral seeker
  163. Communicating less than ever
  164. Something only a SN parent would understand :)
  165. Pecs vs iPad at school
  166. Genetic Testing
  167. Potty training with sensory issues
  168. How do you love a child that's not easy to love?
  169. Ipod touch - arm band for communication device?
  170. Weaning from Family bed w/ASD
  171. Just a funny story about meltdowns
  172. Son with low-tone- alternatives for longer walks
  173. Starting to feel like I don't know this kid at all!
  174. Glutein intolerance mimics autism?
  175. Concern about three-year-old girl~~~Apsergers? Something else? Typical toddler?
  176. Special Needs/Autism resources in Hawaii
  177. Looking for a little advice - SPD, ADHD, Anxiety, other issues....
  178. Protecting our SN children from abuse
  179. Articulation Disorder 3.5 Year Old
  180. arachnoid cyst-- anyone?
  181. Is / When is delayed potty training considered a developmental delay?
  182. Finding Aspartame in the Sneakiest Places...
  183. Creating Order in an Autistic Child's Environment
  184. Speech delay in 2 1/2 yr old... What would you suggest this is?
  185. Immersion Reading for Reluctant or Challenged Readers - Canadian Version
  186. The GFCF Diet
  187. Medical supplier for premade AFO or drop foot braces
  188. Approaching preschool with explosive 4 y/o
  189. Expecting a baby and worried about special needs
  190. Did someone give a their job for the special needs child(ren)?
  191. Core strength in an 8 year old
  192. How do they get the scores for qualifiying for SN preschool?
  193. *edited for privacy*
  194. Special needs stroller need help!!
  195. FTT in 6 MO Special Needs DD
  196. Need a preferably umbrella style higher weight stroller
  197. Autism and violence
  198. anyone else dealing with this?
  199. Teaching autistic kids empathy
  200. disrespect and disobedience - big time
  201. Child with one arm
  202. good school sneakers for a child with low tone
  203. Doctors are mystified by DS, we're exhausted and frustrated.
  204. Grieving Again
  205. Potty training two preschoolers with special needs
  206. Tylenol causes autism theory???
  207. Feeding therapy
  208. Vayarin?
  209. What is the Big Deal about Eye Contact?
  210. Are you ever frustrated with parents without SN kiddos complaining how hard parenting is?
  211. pretty please! advice needed for 6 year old with mild Aspergers
  212. Im so burned out and can't do anything
  213. Behavioural issues
  214. Helping Spouse with Truth of Dx
  215. "Nessy" learning program - anyone used it? Advice?
  216. The Very Beginning (possible ASD), Helpful books, websites, and articles for dealing with my 4yo.
  217. Aditi Shankardass: A second opinion on developmental disorders
  218. DD has SPD but wondering about bipolar-need info from parents of bipolar children
  219. APD diagnosis for my 7yr old daughter...... a little overwhelmed!!!
  220. Fitting sensory activities into the day, how do you explain to your child?
  221. Losing it. (2 kids with ADHD)
  222. Parents of babies with heart problems?
  223. Could this be describing a "normal" 29 month old at all? Please tell me I'm overreacting and it's not Autism Spectrum....
  224. Anybody have a child with PKU (phenylketonuria)?
  225. What biomedical/dietary stuff DID NOT work for your kid with ASD?
  226. dad looking for info for taking special needs son to Disney in FL.
  227. New to ADHD thing
  228. 7 year old acts hateful towards her 4 yr old brother- Help?
  229. IEP For a 3 1/2 Year Old
  230. Does your HFA/Aspie kid have a special interest/obsession?
  231. Were any of you reluctant to get a diagnosis for your child?
  232. anyone have any info and central apnea/apnea of infancy?
  233. I'm torn and I need opinions
  234. my son is 9 and still not talking; autistic
  235. ADOS Screening - What to expect?
  236. ASD anxiety
  237. Diesel fumes/autism link
  238. Dealing with the stress of school meetings?
  239. Anyone have a SPD kiddo?
  240. angry 4yr old
  241. ADHD - issues with respectful behaviour.
  242. ASPERGERS AND ANGER HELP!
  243. Teaching DS with ASD how to play / Preparing for Preschool
  244. Spinal Issues?
  245. ASD/SPD and Reggio Emilia inspired education
  246. Cope with work and parening a child with seizures
  247. cup of coffee for my adhd son? Synaptol maybe?
  248. Help! We are moving and I have no idea where to start!
  249. Echolalia
  250. Just realizing sensory issues could be bigger deal than I thought