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  1. Calling all parents
  2. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy (HBOT)
  3. Transitioning from only child to having siblings
  4. A Parents' Journey into Understanding and Nurturing Giftedness (free book on Amazon)
  5. Parent Interview needed!
  6. massive toddler meltdowns
  7. Thinking of moving to Arizona
  8. What do you think about this article on feeding therapy?
  9. question and concern
  10. Being a good support person for autism
  11. Curriculum ideas for legally blind children entering kindergarten soon
  12. I start my student teaching tomorrow
  13. Dr wants assessment, school doesn't think its neccessary?
  14. WTF Thread
  15. Discipline/parenting child with Autism (PDD NOS)
  16. Explaining ADHD to non adhd kids
  17. 3 year old zones out when aggressive
  18. Orthotic inserts
  19. Bad anxiety
  20. Child study/IEP meeting tomorrow- PDD NOS
  21. Brief Child Behaviors and Parenting Attitudes Questionnaire
  22. the "r" word
  23. Genetic syndrome
  24. I NEED to do more...
  25. Nightmare before christmas - Please help us!
  26. Sensory issues, weighted compression vest vs plain compression or weighted vest.
  27. Retained Reflexes
  28. Pediatric onset bipolar disorder
  29. Dealing with denial
  30. Brief child behaviors & parenting attitudes questionnaire
  31. PDD-NOS..after 8 years
  32. Question/Idea about Support
  33. year 12 research project
  34. 18 mo being evaluated
  35. Hello, new here.
  36. Special needs kids in college?
  37. What Age Did You Evaluate for Aspergers?
  38. Does anyone else have a child with dyspraxia?
  39. New member
  40. Teaching DS6 how to make friends/develop socially
  41. Am I overprotecting my ASD teens?
  42. Need help deciphering OT report
  43. Experience with infant weight loss?
  44. newborn being tested for genetic disorders.. advice please!
  45. difficulties communicating with the school speech pathologist
  46. When to start the IEP process?
  47. keeping son close - adhd
  48. 5 yr old with Autism Spectrum Disorder
  49. does this exist?
  50. does this exist?
  51. 5yo potty regression - I need help
  52. My Blog to help fellow special needs mummies!
  53. books for siblings about autism?
  54. ATRX syndrome support group
  55. need help/advice Dp's DD has maybe ADHD or something?
  56. Quick Interview
  57. Austin schools questions
  58. Help with Questions
  59. To ALL parents with Special Needs Children
  60. Is there an age or time where you just bite the bullet and pay for private therapy?
  61. Bussing Issues
  62. High functioning ASD - how do you fill the day?
  63. Child Elopement from School aka Bolting
  64. Medicine Q for child with ADD and anxiety
  65. special ed services interview
  66. Eval for ASD leads to many other labels! Any experience with the ASDS test?
  67. Anybody tried NAET for healing autism/ASD?
  68. disconnected kids by melillo
  69. ADHD vs ASD vs both, feeling sad, trying to figure this out
  70. Where should we go -- vacation question
  71. Apraxia and being embarrassed/apologizing for son
  72. Autism/Aspergers -anyone?
  73. Daughter with ADHD can't go to sleep
  74. Neurological disorder?
  75. Anyone else parenting from a wheelchair?
  76. Out of Home Placement
  77. Employment opportunities for individuals with special needs
  78. Does anyone know...
  79. How to do GFCF diet /biomedical approach when there's sensory issues with food?!s
  80. IRun4
  81. IRun4
  82. Possible child anxiety help needed
  83. Have your family plans changed...
  84. How much do you tell people?
  85. How do I get a 9 year old with HFA out of my bed?!
  86. Where to start? Possible ASD/Aspergers
  87. A letter to people who don't understand about my special needs child...
  88. new to APD
  89. Cloth pads for 2e girl? autism
  90. what is wrong with my child? ADHD?
  91. Selling house -- this is HARD / ASD
  92. Limping getting worse, what could be causing it. Perthes?
  93. Drills for auditory processing disorder
  94. Autistic toddler with overeating issues
  95. What 3 things do you struggle with the most?
  96. Talking to your children about their issues w/o making them feel bad
  97. When you feel that you've reached the end of your rope
  98. Special Needs Parenting
  99. Declassification of my Aspergers child?
  100. Coping with feeling different from everyone b/c of child's special needs
  101. Recommendations for media, TV, or movies?
  102. Why are they testing for Hirschsprung Disease?
  103. Emotional disturbance?
  104. Huge swings in regulation
  105. Is this a sensory thing?
  106. Does the "Explosive Child" approach really work?
  107. ASD son saying he see's double
  108. Need some advice for how to help my little guy
  109. Which specialist or therapist can help with reasoning skills?
  110. Frustrated and Need Advice
  111. Any introverted mamas here?
  112. Need Sensory Processing Disorder (SPD) Survey Takers Please!
  113. Need quick advice! Should I take this job?!
  114. Median Cleft Palate Syndrome
  115. PANDAS
  116. Calling all special needs mommys and daddys
  117. Thoughts on starting a blog about my son's condition?
  118. to any parent with a child with Microcephaly
  119. Questions about different types of therapy.
  120. Therapeutic Boarding School
  121. Weird (manic) behaviour
  122. Keeping friends for special needs son
  123. nepsy-ii executive function test-anyone know what divergent scores means?
  124. ADHD any articles to help grandparents understand?
  125. Does anybody use parental control?
  126. Kindergarten teacher praised DS
  127. Where to get appropriate clothing and shoes?
  128. My son was just diagnosed with ADHD. What do I need to know?
  129. Unsure about whether therapist is meeting our needs re: discipline
  130. Please read
  131. Teach acceptable noise levels
  132. Parents of kids with Aspergers, need advice please
  133. Help for emotional meltdowns in 5 year old with high anxiety possibly ASD
  134. Anyone else have a child with ADHD and Tourettes?
  135. I Need Help!
  136. Mito? Quirky Kid? A penny for your thoughts!
  137. ADOS & ABA/IBI questions
  138. Insights into a mentally ill mother and child rejection
  139. Apprehensive about TTC after having a special needs child
  140. Would you share your daily routines for your ADHD child
  141. When your special needs child doesn't grow up when they're a grown up...
  142. doctors, therapist, nutritionist Vent.
  143. step daughter just diagnosed: ADHD, possibly autism, FASD
  144. ISO more natural minded/biomedical autism/anxiety/depression resources
  145. Clinical psych evaluation
  146. Pregnant and got a positive marker for downs.
  147. An education about talking about people with aspergers and autism.
  148. AUTISM Mama's - Help!
  149. Denial of child's delays- neglect?
  150. How do you have a social life? Or just time to yourself?
  151. IEP accomodations for Dyslexia
  152. 14 month old with hypotonia
  153. Advice needed...how important is a diagnosis?
  154. Explaining diagnosis to one child without scaring sibling.
  155. Guided meditation for bedtime -- ADHD and/or anxiety
  156. Just filled out the Junior Kindergarten registration package
  157. Any ideas for something like a weekend day camp or active-type class for my ADHD kid in the winter months?
  158. Any mom's in Kingston Ont who has child with asperger's who would want to have a playdate with my asperger's son?
  159. Bilingual Families of Children with DS or cognitive/verbal delays?
  160. What is the big deal with interacting with peers?
  161. Help not sure what is going on with my 6yr old boy
  162. Poem about grief and anger after son's diagnosis
  163. Soooo much hugging & kissing (it's almost overwhelming)
  164. Loosing friends because of differences in parenting styles
  165. autism 2 year old?
  166. Seizures in 6 month old
  167. Advice on 4yr old that is maybe HYPO sensitive - SPD but not ASD
  168. options to help Silas with relearning how to gag, swallow and suck???
  169. Christmas and non-understanding relatives
  170. DD Not Receptive to ASD Diagnosis
  171. What to move to different state
  172. Has anyone else been following this? Mito parents accused of medical neglect
  173. Christmas Presents Stress - Need Suggestions
  174. Introducing myself- xeroderma pigmentosum mama
  175. So what if my child has ADHD?
  176. Games advice, for a 6yo w/ADHD and some hand/eye issues
  177. Autism Waiver
  178. Social anxiety disorder in 3 yo
  179. Breath Holding Spells & Going to School
  180. Have you ever TTC with a possible chromosomal issue in the family?
  181. Possible Eosinophilic Disorder
  182. Anyone willing to help out a student?
  183. Finding/Hiring/Employing Special Needs Help
  184. Looking for parent feedback
  185. depakote or lamictal side effects
  186. Flip-flopping diagnosis of Asperger's-- confused and frustrated!
  187. Losing my brain cells. argh
  188. Help with some questions
  189. am or pm preschool?
  190. Alone Time for HFA 3 yo
  191. Behaviour Help for HFA 3 yo
  192. school thinks 8yo has adhd, but im not convinced. Help!
  193. IEP Meeting
  194. ADHD starting to affect school (Kindergarten)
  195. shoe recommendations for a sensory kid
  196. OT for handwriting help
  197. SPD and Preschool
  198. ABA therapy
  199. How do you get the supplements into them??
  200. Supplements for ADD/ADHD?
  201. ADHD & Probable Dyslexia, Stupid SPED Team!
  202. What are some ways to help kids with special needs feel more empowered and overcome their challenges?
  203. legal question about IEP/meeting
  204. X-post from the Childhood years
  205. Annoying MIL, How to stop her???
  206. Please stop biting yourself, Sam
  207. Interesting thought (ASD related)
  208. The First Cartoon Ever About Special Needs!
  209. Tips on parenting multiple ADHD kids?
  210. adopted a Special Needs boy age 15
  211. Any advice for my late talker
  212. I think my 6-year-old has Asperger's Syndrome
  213. When to move to a SN preschool? (long)
  214. Joint Attention
  215. When you make a huge mistake
  216. Books you wish your kids teacher/IA would have read
  217. OCD and 4 year old DD
  218. Tourette's?
  219. When to seek help
  220. mild apraxia--verbal stim?
  221. Extended nursing and the oral seeker
  222. Communicating less than ever
  223. Something only a SN parent would understand :)
  224. Pecs vs iPad at school
  225. Genetic Testing
  226. Potty training with sensory issues
  227. How do you love a child that's not easy to love?
  228. Ipod touch - arm band for communication device?
  229. Weaning from Family bed w/ASD
  230. Just a funny story about meltdowns
  231. Son with low-tone- alternatives for longer walks
  232. Starting to feel like I don't know this kid at all!
  233. Glutein intolerance mimics autism?
  234. Concern about three-year-old girl~~~Apsergers? Something else? Typical toddler?
  235. Special Needs/Autism resources in Hawaii
  236. Looking for a little advice - SPD, ADHD, Anxiety, other issues....
  237. Protecting our SN children from abuse
  238. Articulation Disorder 3.5 Year Old
  239. arachnoid cyst-- anyone?
  240. Is / When is delayed potty training considered a developmental delay?
  241. Finding Aspartame in the Sneakiest Places...
  242. Creating Order in an Autistic Child's Environment
  243. Speech delay in 2 1/2 yr old... What would you suggest this is?
  244. Immersion Reading for Reluctant or Challenged Readers - Canadian Version
  245. The GFCF Diet
  246. Medical supplier for premade AFO or drop foot braces
  247. Approaching preschool with explosive 4 y/o
  248. Expecting a baby and worried about special needs
  249. Did someone give a their job for the special needs child(ren)?
  250. Core strength in an 8 year old