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Forum: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania   10-16-2009, 12:27 AM
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Posted By aamna
Can anyone recommend a good speech therapist for...

Can anyone recommend a good speech therapist for my 32 month old? he is approved for EI services and i'm pretty certain he will qualify for CPSE speech services when he turns three. we're in queens....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-05-2009, 04:07 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By aamna
Quote: Originally Posted by Dandy...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Dandy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/14035022)
So instead she would say "Elliott, can you do...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-03-2009, 01:33 AM
Replies: 736
Views: 95,253
Posted By aamna
My son is almost 2.5 years old, and has...

My son is almost 2.5 years old, and has congenital hypothyroidism. His condition predisposes him to cognitive deficits. He has a language delay.. not sure if it relates to his condition, but in my...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-03-2009, 01:26 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By aamna
thanks for your responses! i do feel a bit...

thanks for your responses! i do feel a bit better hearing how kids eventually caught up. To those of you who really liked your SLP and found that your child made a lot of gains with her/him, do you...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-02-2009, 02:05 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By aamna
Yes, he's been evaluated and gets ST through EI...

Yes, he's been evaluated and gets ST through EI once a week since march. I felt he was 6 months behind and standardized testing confirmed this. I feel that he hasn't really benefited from his speech...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-02-2009, 12:28 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 527
Posted By aamna
My DS is 29 months old with a expressive and...

My DS is 29 months old with a expressive and receptive language delay, which I think he is about 6 months behind. Is there any possibility he will catch up? I mean, he is making some progress.. at...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-07-2009, 03:50 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By aamna
thanks for the input so far. i wasn't sure if it...

thanks for the input so far. i wasn't sure if it was worth considering the hib and prevnar shots for DS. i'm still not sure. he's 2 years old.. is it too early to check his titers? he hasn't...
Forum: Selective & Delayed Vaccination   02-06-2009, 07:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,365
Posted By aamna
What are the risks/how deadly is it getting HIB...

What are the risks/how deadly is it getting HIB and pnuemoccal disease after age 2?
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-28-2008, 10:02 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 263
Posted By aamna
My son has a language delay. Progress is really...

My son has a language delay. Progress is really slow, despite my efforts and the ST's. I thought I'd try fish oil to see if it might help him, so I bought the nordic natural junior's omega 369,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-15-2008, 05:36 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 282
Posted By aamna
DS's pediatric endocrinologist is suggesting an...

DS's pediatric endocrinologist is suggesting an MRI with contrast. She wants to look at his pituitary to determine the cause of his hypothyroidism. She said he's going to have a general anesthetic,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-15-2008, 05:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By aamna
Quote: Originally Posted by sbgrace...

Quote:
Originally Posted by sbgrace http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11944457)
I'd just let them handle it. It's always...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-14-2008, 02:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By aamna
thanks for your replies, everyone. i contacted...

thanks for your replies, everyone. i contacted my service coordinator last week and told her i would like to change therapists. however, the physical therapist actually called today and left a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-04-2008, 09:53 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By aamna
DS is 18 months old, and I have no concerns with...

DS is 18 months old, and I have no concerns with gross motor skills. He can walk up and down the stairs with assistance, walk, carry heavy toys and books while walking, climb onto a large chair and...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-03-2008, 01:13 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 4,909
Posted By aamna
Quote: Originally Posted by Kothi...

Quote:
Originally Posted by Kothi http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/forum/post/11810037)
Interested in restarting?

I'm Indian...
Forum: Finding your Tribe Archives 2008   08-03-2008, 01:08 AM
Replies: 183
Views: 4,909
Posted By aamna
I'm Indian American, too.. was born in Goa,...

I'm Indian American, too.. was born in Goa, India and then came to the US when I was 11 months old.
Forum: Parenting   07-02-2008, 07:22 PM
Replies: 372
Views: 22,531
Posted By aamna
hi everyone, i had my DS when I was 22 (will...

hi everyone,
i had my DS when I was 22 (will be 24 in September).. which I don't think is *really* young, but to some I am http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif At times, I...
Forum: Spirituality   07-02-2008, 02:56 AM
Replies: 1,559
Views: 59,532
Posted By aamna
asalam alaikum sisters it's nice to know that...

asalam alaikum sisters
it's nice to know that there are other sisters in tune with my style of parenting http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif re: male circumcision, i have...
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-17-2008, 11:18 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By aamna
I think I would like to try those garlic mullein...

I think I would like to try those garlic mullein drops. Will they have it at my local healthfood store or Whole Foods store? How do I know if his eardrum hasn't ruptured?
Forum: Life With a Baby   06-17-2008, 09:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 285
Posted By aamna
My DS has an on and off fever, runny nose, and...

My DS has an on and off fever, runny nose, and some congestion. He was up every hour last night, crying.. in pain, it seems. He never does this.. so we went to see his ped today, and she says his...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-11-2008, 04:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 554
Posted By aamna
Is the OT DIR certified, or at least taking...

Is the OT DIR certified, or at least taking steps to get certified? Well, she might be if she's using it in her therapy. What are they targeting exactly? Did the OT say what kind of improvement...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-11-2008, 04:35 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,734
Posted By aamna
Basically, the objectives of ABA are to reduce...

Basically, the objectives of ABA are to reduce self-injurious behaviors, increase compliance with adult demands, and thereby improve social and academic skills, and speech/verbal behavior. The child...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-23-2008, 11:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 255
Posted By aamna
Anyone have any idea on sensorimotor problems...

Anyone have any idea on sensorimotor problems that might exhibit in a child with PDD?
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-23-2008, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 746
Posted By aamna
I changed my son's OT based on some of her bad...

I changed my son's OT based on some of her bad parenting advice. She was always talking about how disgusted she was with extended breastfeeding, and NIP.. and how after my son turns 1, I should stop...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-23-2008, 11:28 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 230
Posted By aamna
Find a good speech therapist that is trained in...

Find a good speech therapist that is trained in the DIR floor-time model, as well as applies social-pragmatic theory principles in his/her intervention. He might really benefit from Greenspan's...
Forum: Birth and Beyond   03-05-2008, 12:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 599
Posted By aamna
There was meconium present the amniotic fluid...

There was meconium present the amniotic fluid with my first baby.. I was just wondering if this can somehow be prevented with my next?
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