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Working Toward Recovery

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I came across this blog post, and while I haven’t read the article mentioned, this post strikes a few chords with me, from diagnosis to recovery. If you aren’t educated about special needs, you may think nothing can be done about congenital conditions.  I am so grateful to learn so many developmental challenges can be…

Speech No More

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No more speech I’m so proud of my little guy.  When we got his diagnosis and talked to other parents of special needs, I was prepared for him to need therapy, especially speech, throughout his childhood. I thought he’d still be doing speech in high school. Imagine my shock when the speech supervisor said she…

Team

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I love when blessings blind-side me.  And that God is covering me, while I’m tackling what’s in front of me.  He’s not only part of our parenting team, but He has put a huge team of amazing people around our boys. It’s amazing that only ten months ago, I was alone and lost with a…

Goals

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One of the most important things I’ve learned in my journey through services for special needs is to write goals.  It wouldn’t hurt to do this for all my kids. The hardest part of treatment, initially, was knowing what he needed.  I think the best place to start is the standard list of child developmental…

Squeaky Wheel

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Sometimes, OK most of the time, it’s really hard to get services for my kids.  I had a tough time getting my baby into Occupational Therapy.  I started with a Regional Center evaluation that said he was fine, which convinced me more that it should be looked into.  I got the pediatrician to prescribe an…

Explosion

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My little big guy has been working really hard to learn new concepts and improve his language and speech.  His expressive language was a very slow and tough journey.  That is, until one amazing day in April.  Don’t get me wrong, he still has a long way to go, but on that day he experienced…