Member since: December 2007
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No I'm not an MD. My initials are DRJ. A few days shy of my 45th birthday, we arrived home from Russia with identical twin girl babies. Life has been a wild roller coaster ride ever since. Our girls have both been diagnosed with ADHD and reading disabilities. We've been through many struggles with the school district and a wide array of "billing professionals". But our girls are happy and beautiful middle schoolers. To meet them, you would never guess that they've had so many difficulties. Despite their challenges, they keep on plugging and loving life because of their many strengths.
Post in: Strattera? January 25, 2010
Everyone reacts to these meds differently. Adderal might be great for one kid, but Strattera will work better for another. People have also noticed... More »
Post in: Which Evanston elementary school for our son? January 18, 2010
I assume that you are trying to decide where to move to within Evanston? I'm also not sure exactly what you mean by mild dyslexia. Here... More »
Post in: Community Conversations: What were the first signs your child had an LD? October 8, 2009
The link doesn't work.
Post in: "Casting Light on Social Blame" October 8, 2009
Spot on! Even my best friends. They may not overtly blame me, but in the manner of their questions and comments, I can read between the lines: "I... More »
Post in: LD teen attacked by Chicago police caught on tape October 8, 2009
This was actually not a Chicago incident. It took place in a town called Dolton, which is in the Chicago area. It was a horrifyingly egregious incident. <... More »