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