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