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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-04-2015, 11:18 AM
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Views: 333
Posted By Wild Lupine
Thanks for sharing your experiences, Peony. I...

Thanks for sharing your experiences, Peony. I have been away so it has taken me a while to respond. I am glad your DS has gained much of his strength back, and that there wasn't something scarier at...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-23-2015, 08:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Wild Lupine
No, this hasn't been explored yet. Maybe this is...

No, this hasn't been explored yet. Maybe this is one of the things the new specialist will look for.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-22-2015, 05:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 333
Posted By Wild Lupine
Has anyone's low tone child lost strength?

DS has dyspraxia/developmental coordination disorder and has always had low muscle tone. He's made slow but steady gains through PT and OT. When he hasn't had PT or OT he's tended to stagnate, but...
Forum: Site Help   02-26-2015, 06:07 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,113
Posted By Wild Lupine
I agree. We've explained that this is really...

I agree.

We've explained that this is really important to the community and have been asking to have this feature back for months. I just don't understand what the problem is.
Forum: Site Help   02-18-2015, 07:09 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,113
Posted By Wild Lupine
:yeah

:yeah
Forum: Site Help   01-28-2015, 11:45 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,113
Posted By Wild Lupine
Being able to see all the 'likes' was very...

Being able to see all the 'likes' was very community-building, it allowed us to see who we were having a conversation with and what the general group vibe of the conversation was. It is sorely missed.
Forum: Site Help   12-08-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 2,113
Posted By Wild Lupine
I've really missed seeing who likes which posts,...

I've really missed seeing who likes which posts, too. I hope that feature comes back.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-17-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Wild Lupine
sageowl, one thing I would do differently if I...

sageowl, one thing I would do differently if I were to go back a few years is to have whatever plan is in place clearly indicate what kind of support DS would get and how often. I'd also get updated...
Forum: Learning at School   11-10-2014, 06:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
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Forum: Learning at School   11-10-2014, 06:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
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Forum: Learning at School   11-10-2014, 06:29 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
It was definitely a "oh my gosh if you only knew"...

It was definitely a "oh my gosh if you only knew" type of laughter.

And the situation has unfolded slowly, both in the thread and in my communication with the school. The school told me all last...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-05-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Wild Lupine
Pattimomma, my son is six and also has low tone...

Pattimomma, my son is six and also has low tone and feeding issues. His speech is fine, however. He's been on a 504 until now and I am asking the school to redo his testing to see if an iep would be...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-04-2014, 02:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 274
Posted By Wild Lupine
Does anyone else have a child with dyspraxia?

My son has global dyspraxia (sometimes called developmental dyspraxia). He has low muscle tone, difficulty with motor planning, and feeding issues. I'm trying to work with his school to see if he can...
Forum: Learning at School   11-04-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
I met with the assistant principal today and...

I met with the assistant principal today and asked for DS to get OT services while we are waiting for the rest of his testing to happen. I didn't broach moving DS yet; it was clear that the school...
Forum: Learning at School   11-04-2014, 10:31 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
My laughter has to do with my sense of humor....

My laughter has to do with my sense of humor. Your perspective on my acceptance/lack thereof of my sons' needs is very different from what I tend to hear from other people and for whatever reasons, I...
Forum: Learning at School   11-04-2014, 04:34 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
A lot has changed since I first posted the...

A lot has changed since I first posted the thread. I do wish I had delayed his kindergarten entry because I think he would be much better off at the old end of the grade rather than the younger....
Forum: Learning at School   10-31-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
Yes, he has a long history of OT and PT and he is...

Yes, he has a long history of OT and PT and he is supposed to get it on his 504 plan. But he isn't. I don't know if his teacher has asked for an OT's help and hasn't gotten it, or if she hasn't asked...
Forum: Learning at School   10-31-2014, 08:10 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
I have had a conference. He is reading and doing...

I have had a conference. He is reading and doing math on grade level, however his handwriting is barely legible. The ability is there but he has a hard time staying on task and remembering what he is...
Forum: Learning at School   10-21-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
That's a very good point about making sure there...

That's a very good point about making sure there is a contingency plan in place before making a move. I don't see this so much as retention as delaying entry. My understanding is that delaying entry...
Forum: Learning at School   10-20-2014, 05:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,437
Posted By Wild Lupine
I'm thinking of sending my 1st grader back to kindergarten

A few years ago I posted about whether or not to send my son to kindergarten on time or hold him back a year. Based in his preschool experience (very good) and his academic readiness, I decided to...
Forum: Site Help   10-02-2014, 06:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 392
Posted By Wild Lupine
I use a PC with Windows 7 and I'm having trouble...

I use a PC with Windows 7 and I'm having trouble on both chrome and firefox. It sounds like a site issue. I hope they fix it soon, I miss my threads!
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-27-2014, 06:39 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,849
Posted By Wild Lupine
I guess we all use forums in different ways, but...

I guess we all use forums in different ways, but speaking as someone who has been posting on MDC for many years, a lot more goes on here than sharing opinions. We offer advice, support and develop...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-26-2014, 04:11 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 7,849
Posted By Wild Lupine
jr37 I am having trouble seeing how your posts...

jr37 I am having trouble seeing how your posts are helpful to the OP.
Forum: Site Help   09-12-2014, 01:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,211
Posted By Wild Lupine
That definitely shouldn't be here!

That definitely shouldn't be here!
Forum: Site Help   09-12-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 2,211
Posted By Wild Lupine
I haven't noticed those ads specifically, but I...

I haven't noticed those ads specifically, but I have noticed some ads that seem to have nothing to do with MDC's mission and purpose. Cell phones and mainstream beauty products are on my page right...
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