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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-09-2012, 09:09 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Rose-Roget
OP here - I'm not on the computer often these...

OP here - I'm not on the computer often these days, so I'm sorry it's been so long.  
 
I did try caffeine with mixed results.  He responded *very* well to it for a while.  I crushed 1/2 a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-04-2012, 01:01 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 147
Posted By Rose-Roget
My son is 7 and has ADHD.  At this time, we are...

My son is 7 and has ADHD.  At this time, we are still choosing not to medicate.  This is a huge source of contention between myself and my parents.  I have read and watched about over-medicating and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-02-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By Rose-Roget
The "binder" certainly is more affordable. Have...

The "binder" certainly is more affordable. Have you tried them? Are they hot?

I like the SPIO shirts too, if they have ds's size on sale. http://files.mothering.com/images/smilies/smile.gif.
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-29-2012, 09:59 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,000
Posted By Rose-Roget
Ds is 7, SPD, ADHD, and possible AS.  I'm...

Ds is 7, SPD, ADHD, and possible AS.  I'm wondering if anyone knows of a compression shirt that is soft enough and cool enough to be used as an undershirt?  I find a lot of the Under Armour type...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-26-2012, 05:19 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Rose-Roget
Cylly - Do you know if this is true for ADHD as...

Cylly - Do you know if this is true for ADHD as well?  I guess I'll find out if I try it. :)  
 
Jill
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-24-2012, 08:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 263
Posted By Rose-Roget
I double-posted this in Health and Healing.   ...

I double-posted this in Health and Healing.
 
 
Ds (7) had ADHD.  I do not want to put him on pharmaceutical medications at this point - he is extremely sensitive to medications and their side...
Forum: Women's Health   03-24-2012, 08:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 75
Posted By Rose-Roget
Ds (7) had ADHD.  I do not want to put him on...

Ds (7) had ADHD.  I do not want to put him on pharmaceutical medications at this point - he is extremely sensitive to medications and their side effects.
 
I know that caffeine is also a drug, and...
Forum: Women's Health   03-22-2012, 04:37 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Rose-Roget
Someone asked me if the effects could be...

Someone asked me if the effects could be gradual, such that we could see some changes earlier.  Our plan is to do 6 months, so far it's only been one.  I haven't seen any behavioral changes, but we...
Forum: Women's Health   03-21-2012, 09:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 103
Posted By Rose-Roget
Not sure if this is where I should post - please...

Not sure if this is where I should post - please move, if necessary.
 
Ds (7) has Sensory Processing Disorder and ADHD.  I also suspect Asperger's or PDD-NOS, but those have not been dx'd.  Mostly...
Forum: Women's Health   03-13-2012, 11:59 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 234
Posted By Rose-Roget
Thank you CKramerVA!  Ds has been taking the...

Thank you CKramerVA!  Ds has been taking the ADD-Care for several months now.  While nothing is "dramatic," dh and I do believe that it's been helpful.  I also supplement with low doses of a few...
Forum: Allergies   01-26-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 196
Posted By Rose-Roget
We are looking at giving a gluten-free diet a...

We are looking at giving a gluten-free diet a try as a family.  I don't think anyone is "allergic" to gluten or celiac, but I want to rule out sensitivities, at least.  I told my parents (who take...
Forum: Montessori   01-18-2012, 07:16 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 204
Posted By Rose-Roget
Ds is in lower el.  They have talked about...

Ds is in lower el.  They have talked about fractions, but they have not talked about decimal points yet.  He wanted to work on some math activities outside of school, and some of the activities...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-29-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 209
Posted By Rose-Roget
  Ds is 7, in year 2 of a public school M.  we...


Ds is 7, in year 2 of a public school M.  we are wrapping up the evaluation process, and he is testing out as "twice exceptional" - gifted with either ADHD or Asperger's Syndrome (more likely...
Forum: Montessori   11-29-2011, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 308
Posted By Rose-Roget
Ds is 7, in year 2 of a public school M.  To...

Ds is 7, in year 2 of a public school M.  To anyone who has been around here for a few years, it may come as no surprise that we are wrapping up the evaluation process.  He is testing out as "twice...
Forum: Montessori   10-19-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Rose-Roget
I'm going to make this a quick post, but I'll...

I'm going to make this a quick post, but I'll try to respond more later.  I'm SO glad you have a great teacher, overall, BCFD. I'm sorry there is more of the "public school" rearing its head than...
Forum: Montessori   10-19-2011, 10:16 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 140
Posted By Rose-Roget
I feel like I had a pretty good grasp on...

I feel like I had a pretty good grasp on Montessori a couple of years ago, but now ds is in his 2nd year of lower el. at a public M, and I feel like I need a refresher.  I understand that this...
Forum: Montessori   10-12-2011, 12:25 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Rose-Roget
At conferences yesterday, the teacher said that...

At conferences yesterday, the teacher said that there are 30 clock works - that's why he brought home 1 a week last year.  Really?  Thirty?  Is this Montessori, or is this the district?
 
The...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-11-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Rose-Roget
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by beachcomber http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1332343/weighted-blanket-question#post_16698051)

:)
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Forum: Montessori   10-10-2011, 06:53 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 131
Posted By Rose-Roget
Ds is in year 2 of lower elementary at a public...

Ds is in year 2 of lower elementary at a public Montessori.  I love the M philosophy, in so many ways, when executed in what I understand to be Montessori's intent.  We're struggling through several...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-10-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Rose-Roget
Thanks for your comment, Beachcomber.   I've...

Thanks for your comment, Beachcomber.   I've heard the same as KC Michigan, and our OT's have said it'd be fine.  Usually ds moves around enough at night anyway, so it'll fall off the bed in the...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-08-2011, 10:33 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Rose-Roget
This is how I feel too, as long as it's not...

This is how I feel too, as long as it's not redundant.  I've had a referral from one person in the area, although her dh is ASD and gifted, and the clinic seems to specialize in ASDs.  But gifted...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-07-2011, 08:27 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 447
Posted By Rose-Roget
I want to get a weighted blanket for ds.  I am...

I want to get a weighted blanket for ds.  I am wondering if anyone knows whether it would work to put one in a duvet cover. This way, I could get a generic pattern and change the cover depending on...
Forum: Parenting the Gifted Child   10-07-2011, 02:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 180
Posted By Rose-Roget
  Ds is 7, in 2nd grade.  He has SPD and is at...


Ds is 7, in 2nd grade.  He has SPD and is at least very intelligent (possibly gifted).  He has difficulties with attention and impulsivity, and he comes out high on an ADHD checklist, although...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-07-2011, 02:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 143
Posted By Rose-Roget
 Ds is 7, in 2nd grade.  He has SPD and is very...

 Ds is 7, in 2nd grade.  He has SPD and is very intelligent.  He has difficulties with attention and impulsivity, and he comes out high on an ADHD checklist, although I'm not sure that's the all...
Forum: Montessori   10-02-2011, 09:52 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 6,277
Posted By Rose-Roget
I don't know Kumon or Enopi math programs, but...

I don't know Kumon or Enopi math programs, but it sounds very different from Montessori.  I came across Right Start math, which seems to be a nice bridge.  I haven't followed the whole program,...
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