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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-11-2010, 10:10 PM
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Posted By crazycat
Well, we survived the EEG and it was not nearly...

Well, we survived the EEG and it was not nearly as traumatic as the blood draw, thankfully. It did really help to find some pictures of the cap and wires online and kind of walk him through what to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-11-2010, 09:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By crazycat
My 8-year-old son takes lamictal for seizures....

My 8-year-old son takes lamictal for seizures. He has done well with it, although I think since switching from the generic (lamotrigine) to the brand extended-release version he has had more trouble...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-11-2010, 01:48 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 222
Posted By crazycat
Lol - DH and I both find ourselves staring at...

Lol - DH and I both find ourselves staring at our 2-year-old with awe and amazement when he comes up with his long sentences - and at 2 1/2 he's been using them for a few months now - with a totally...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-11-2010, 01:43 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By crazycat
Thank you for the replies! It's nice to have...

Thank you for the replies! It's nice to have company for the wait, although sorry you are both going through the torture as well ... tonight we are staying up for a sleep-deprived EEG ... why is it...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-10-2010, 01:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 492
Posted By crazycat
We are waiting for test results for this, along...

We are waiting for test results for this, along with other chromosome studies and muscle tests, for my 5-year-old son. After reading on it, I will not be surprised with a positive result. He really...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-05-2010, 02:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By crazycat
Thank you Mrsfru and sbgrace! Mrsfru - I hope...

Thank you Mrsfru and sbgrace! Mrsfru - I hope you are able to get some answers from your testing as well. Sbgrace - I will ask about the other tests. The carnitine was ordered for both free and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-04-2010, 09:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 621
Posted By crazycat
My 5-year-old son was seen by our ped neuro this...

My 5-year-old son was seen by our ped neuro this morning because of low muscle tone and possible progressive weakness. The neuro said he felt his strength was good this morning, but agreed with the...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-18-2009, 11:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By crazycat
Thank you for the replies! We are in S. Dakota....

Thank you for the replies! We are in S. Dakota. We have to register any child age 6 or over. He's a summer baby, so I registered him as K after he turned 6. Never thought to hold him back, even...
Forum: Learning at Home and Beyond   11-17-2009, 08:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 353
Posted By crazycat
Hello, I'm hoping someone here has some...

Hello,

I'm hoping someone here has some ideas for us. We are required to submit standardized testing results on our kids in 2nd, 4th, 8th and 11th grades. My oldest is now considered 2nd grade at...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   11-14-2009, 08:52 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 569
Posted By crazycat
My almost 5-year-old had only 6 words at 18...

My almost 5-year-old had only 6 words at 18 months, barely met the cutoff at the WBV for 18 and 24 months for language, and ultimately was diagnosed w/autism at 3. However, he also understood next...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-13-2009, 07:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 369
Posted By crazycat
We had our middle son in EI and did not send him...

We had our middle son in EI and did not send him to preschool. I don't remember there being a big hassle - they offered services and we declined. They did request a meeting to do this, but it was...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-12-2009, 08:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 750
Posted By crazycat
I would definitely recommend an evaluation by EI...

I would definitely recommend an evaluation by EI or someone else if you prefer. (((((Hugs)))))
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-12-2009, 05:50 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 779
Posted By crazycat
Our middle son is almost 5, and is diagnosed...

Our middle son is almost 5, and is diagnosed with autism and SPD. He is also very social. His biggest "red flag" when he was younger was his lack of language along with some language loss, although...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-09-2009, 10:47 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,295
Posted By crazycat
In our son this is seizure related, although I...

In our son this is seizure related, although I totally agree if there is any chance it could be cardio you would want that checked. My son gets blue/purple lips and also fingernails, at times up to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-17-2009, 02:58 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 155
Posted By crazycat
My 4 1/2-year-old has autism and SPD. He has...

My 4 1/2-year-old has autism and SPD. He has been saying something that sounds like "errands" a lot. He says it in a repeating fashion mostly when he is sitting at the computer or watching TV, or...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-16-2009, 04:15 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 295
Posted By crazycat
Hi, I have posted before about my...

Hi,

I have posted before about my 4-year-old son's motor skills regression. He has been in OT now for a couple of months. He has been diagnosed w/SPD, and has autism, but is pretty high...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-30-2009, 11:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 600
Posted By crazycat
We homeschool our boys. Our oldest has autism,...

We homeschool our boys. Our oldest has autism, suspected mild CP (inconsistent muscle tone but not obvious CP to the casual observer anyway), vision impairment, SPD, seizures, and is very globally...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-29-2009, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 418
Posted By crazycat
That's so tough, especially when they are...

That's so tough, especially when they are non-verbal. Our oldest is also non-verbal and has seizures (he is an ex-26-weeker with lots of complications). I think I would be tempted to get the EEG...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-10-2009, 12:35 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By crazycat
Sorry it has taken me a while to respond. My...

Sorry it has taken me a while to respond. My youngest has been running fevers the past three nights, and parts of the days, and my 4-year-old started vomiting this evening ... ugh.

Honestly, we...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-07-2009, 09:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 667
Posted By crazycat
Well, I don't have pics taken of our picture...

Well, I don't have pics taken of our picture schedule but I will try to describe them ... and if I can get pics taken/uploaded I will try to post them!

Anyway, I have two boys using picture...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-28-2009, 12:57 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 713
Posted By crazycat
We do a picture schedule for our days. Each of...

We do a picture schedule for our days. Each of my boys w/autism has one (ages 4 and 8), although most days they are the same. My 4-year-old is very verbal, reads, etc. He wanted me to write a word...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-27-2009, 10:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By crazycat
bumping up ... anyone??

bumping up ... anyone??
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-26-2009, 06:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 330
Posted By crazycat
Hello! We are here, too. I have two children...

Hello! We are here, too. I have two children with autism and SPD. I'm not sure why it took so long for the SPD part to become clear to me. My oldest (8-years-old) has been working on what therapists...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-26-2009, 06:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 289
Posted By crazycat
Just wanted to second the recommendation for...

Just wanted to second the recommendation for Sensational Kids. That and The Out-of-Sync Child and The Out-of-Sync Child Has Fun have been helpful to me. We are not totally new to SPD (have two...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-26-2009, 06:44 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 233
Posted By crazycat
I have been reading "Sensational Kids" and other...

I have been reading "Sensational Kids" and other materials on SPD. My older two children (ages 8 and 4 1/2) both have SPD and autism. My oldest appears to be primarily an "under-responder" with...
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