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thisbattymom January 29, 2009


My 9yr old has a great difficulty with handwriting (formation, size, spacing, etc). It has resulted in lowered self esteem, anxiety, & a growing... More » 

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healthy11 January 29, 2009


Aspie kids, ADHD kids, many kids struggle with handwriting. It is very reasonable to ask for an AT (Assistive Technology)... More »

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MSMomm January 29, 2009


My 12 year-old son also has Asperger's. He used to push on his pencil so hard, he'd break the lead, which was a distraction... More »

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Janette January 28, 2009


My little guy (age 7, first grade) has moderate-to-severe apraxia (speech disorder), along with some OT issues (poor handwriting, runs very slowly,...

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vacekd1001 January 28, 2009


mmh does he receive speech services and OT services? are you satisfied with these services? if so if you tranfer... More »

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dhfl143 January 28, 2009


Self-esteem is extremely important. No matter what you decide, it is imperative to help your son maintain his self esteem.... More »

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vacekd1001 January 28, 2009


 as most of you know my son was adopted.  he came into our home at 2 1/2 years of age. my son just said something odd and troubling...

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kcurcuruto January 17, 2009


We are new to Claremore. Do you find the Claremore High School to have a good special needs program. Any suggestions?

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kcurcuruto January 17, 2009


yes I am talking about Claremore Oklahoma. Thanks for your quick response.

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beachcomber January 28, 2009


I am not from OK but would like to welcome you!

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drjohnson January 28, 2009


Here's a post I ran across in theSignle parenting group: http://community.greatschools.net/groups/11559/discussion/341896?cpage=1#comment_342035 The...

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vacekd1001 January 28, 2009


drjohnson, my adoptive son is only 3 1/2 years old so i have not crossed that bridge. his bm had learning, emotional... More »

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jonsey January 12, 2009


i have not long moved to lake havasu and i have a 6 year old son with high functioning autisem, i would like to know if there is a social group...

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MSMomm January 24, 2009


ginacyrus1: Here is a link to Autism Speaks in New York. I'm from the West Coast. I Googled "support group... More »

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ginacyrus1 January 28, 2009


I've googled 'support groups in Bronx,NY" as well in the past....I'm very familiar with Autism Speaks. I currently attend... More »

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Anonymous January 27, 2009


my daughter is a couple yrs delayed. I am moving to West palm Beach. I am trying to find the bests school for her. Can anyone help!

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laura1967 January 27, 2009


HI, "Anon", I really do not know how to help you exactly. I do know, you can try the "Research & Compare" at the top on... More »

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healthy11 January 28, 2009


HI. Are you talking about public schools, or are you also considering private? Unfortunately, it's difficult to rate... More »

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Motherof4girls December 17, 2008


I have a fourth grader who was assigned a homework assignment for a project on the Great Lakes. They had a week to complete the project. Seems...

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Motherof4girls December 28, 2008


Thank you for your advice. My mother-in-law basically told me the same thing and also said that the school systems cannot... More »

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TeacherParent January 28, 2009


The teacher's comment to you -' to teach them independence' - is one that's offered all the time in modern education... More »

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sissywilcox July 25, 2008


I know this is a huge one in foster children as well as adoptive children.. Learning to get attached and trusting Foster/Adoptive Parents.. Want...

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vacekd1001 January 25, 2009


sorry sissy this reply was berried in my group discussio i do not know why it never appeared on my dashboard. this... More »

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drjohnson January 27, 2009


There are actually therapeutic approaches for attachment disorders. But it is difficult to work with. It's hard to remain... More »

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sharie001 January 26, 2009


  Dictionary: For Parents of Children with Disabilities http://www.usd.edu/cd/publications/dictionary.pdf    

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sharie001 January 26, 2009


try copying the link then paste it in your browser, it worked when I did this, but same as you it would't go to the page... More »

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beachcomber January 26, 2009


Thanks a bunch, I'll try it.


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