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  1. Special Needs Parenting
    Hi all - I am looking for individuals who are interested in sharing their personal stories of raising a special needs child. I am in the beginning stages of creating a blog that will provide different perspectives of families, teachers, volunteers, etc that all live, work and raise special...
  2. Special Needs Parenting
    Any dreams you ever had or wanted to achieve can be obtained. My name is Letroi and I am also a mother of a special needs child two children to be exact. My son who is six was diagnosed at two years of age and my daughter who is 3 was diagnosed at two as well. They received a diagnosis of...
  3. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>I have a five-year-old boy with moderate to severe autism. To say that our house has been chaotic (even pure hell at times) is an understatement. His father/my husband is partly nocturnal - stays up until 4:00 or 5:00 and then sleeps until noon. At some point I realized that our house was...
  4. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>Okay.  I knew my son was late talking.  And he had a well child check up this past week and the PA we saw said he had characteristics of Aspergers.   And I've looked it up.  He does I think.  The only thing that doesn't add up for me is the late talking.  Asperger's is not known for late...
  5. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>I just wanted to share my experience with how Immersion Reading is helping my almost-ten-year-old:</p> <p><a href="http://pluckywriter.com/immersion-reading-for-reluctantchallenged-readers-canadian-version/"...
  6. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>my 6 year old is being evaluated for pediatric schitzophrenia, and from what I have gleaned from google, it appears to be at least part of his diagnostic profile. that or ASD/ ODD, but that feels incomplete for what we're dealing with.</p> <p> </p> <p>he is very introverted, to the point of...
  7. Special Needs Parenting
    I have an 11 year old autistic son who has difficulty relating to other people and animals. He is very protective of his personal space and his things, to a point that he screams, kicks, or hits anything that gets in his way, including guests who are unaware of his issues, and family...
  8. The Childhood Years
    But I need some support<br><br> Right now, I hate parenting. I always, always try to be grateful for all that I have but right now...I find it hard<br><br> I have a three year ol son and a three month old daughter. Besides the regular stuff like breastfeeding, doctors appointments, cooking...
  9. Co-sleeping and the Family Bed
    <p>Hi, I've been here before and I'll be here again!</p> <p> </p> <p>We are getting desperate to get our DS sleeping on his own. DH was actually tearing up today describing how he feels about having to stay in bed with our DS, aged 3. He feels like he is in an abusive relationship at night...
  10. Special Needs Parenting
    I have a 17 YO son on the autism spectrum, and I have been reading and learning about autism for many years. But something I have never understood, in all my reading and researching, is why is eye contact so important? I don't make much eye contact myself - I find the mouth or the whole face or...
  11. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>OK, so DS is 7, gifted, and has ADHD.  We have been successful without medication so far, but are starting to approach a time where we might need to start medicating him.  DD is 4, and had a near-SIDS event at 4 months, she has gross developmental delays, a trach, g-button, and a host of...
  12. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>I feel like I'm going to loose it and need big mama hugs, and bigger advice</p> <p> </p> <p>My six year old DD is on the spectrum and besides flapping/being in her own world/being obsessed with horses we haven't had any problems with her behavior wise. We used to say we could take her...
  13. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>I suspect I'm over thinking this but please bear with me.</p> <p> </p> <p>Last week we went for DSs assessment with the OT, as  I'd expected she identified several sensory issues, some which I had picked up on and some which I had not. She's sent a few pages of activities to do at...
  14. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>I'm a SAHM to 5 kids (2, 3, 5, 6, 9). The 2yo has a possible speech delay (I've had other kids with speech delay and he seems to be right along where they were at this point), the 3yo has Sensory Processing Disorder, the 6yo has SEVERE ADHD, and the 9yo has mild ADHD. Compared to the 6yo, he...
  15. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>Hello all.  I give you a little background info 1st.  I I live in Maine as do the kids I am talking about here.  I am divorced with 2 kids with my ex wife.  I have one 9 year old little girl and a 12 year old boy. I am ncp and ex is cp.  The boy has adhd odd and is boarder line autism(when...
  16. The Childhood Years
    <p style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;padding-top:0px;padding-right:0px;padding-bottom:0px;padding-left:0px;">My daughter, 6, going into 1st grade, has just been diagnosed.  There may be some visual processing issues too - we're waiting for the final...
  17. Stay at Home Parents
    <p>I'm writing this today to vent. Sometimes I really hate my life. I have a 4 year old autistic son and I am a stay at home mom. Ive been trying to get him in to preschool for kids with autism for awhile now and have finally got him accepted to start in September, but that is still 2.5 months...
  18. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>Hi, </p> <p>I have three kids, two diagnosed with ADHD, both parents diagnosed with ADHD. </p> <p> </p> <p>My two older ones have serious issues with respectful behaviour at the moment. They don't ask, the DEMAND. If they cannot get their way, they scream and get fits. They use swear words...
  19. Special Needs Parenting
    <p>Anyone else tried it? </p>
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