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Should I send my twin to daycare and start work???

MarkiaJ490
  • By MarkiaJ490 · Posted June 18, 2013
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • I am the proud mother of twin girls who were born at 24 weeks on April 26,2011. My daughter Ra'kia was born 15.6 oz with a grade 1 brain bleed. My daughter Markia was born 1 lb 4 oz with a grade 3/4 brain ...

Shining Bright

Ajohnson6918
  • By Ajohnson6918 · Posted May 2, 2013
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • I don't want to just use this group to vent which I had found myself already doing. I was going through and reading some pretty inspirational stories and realized that the positive moments are what really ...

Mess of a mom

Ajohnson6918
  • By Ajohnson6918 · Posted April 23, 2013
  • Journal · 17 replies
  • I'm not sure where to even start. There is so much going through my mind it is just ridiculous and I know I've hit my limit. Let's begin with where we are with my son. We got the big diagnosis February ...

A special online chat--Autism in a Social Society

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 19, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, communications director, Inspire Dear members, Inspire is proud to band with its partner, the Center for Autism & Related Disorders (CARD), and with Montefiore Medical Center in New ...

Five million

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted April 11, 2013
  • Journal · 261 replies
  • Dear members, Yesterday, Inspire reached a milestone: five million posts written by members! Each of these posts, and the 700 million words they contain, are a simple measure of how much we all do to ...

FTT, developmental delays and hypertonia

aewood02
  • By aewood02 · Posted April 3, 2013
  • Discussion in Getting a diagnosis · 0 replies
  • my son has failure to thrive. he sees a physical therapist because he is behind in milestones. he was just diagnosed with congential hypertonia. i know its good and therapy should help but are there any ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Deanna Attai, MD

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 1, 2013
  • Journal · 16 replies
  • Dear members, We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients and caregivers worldwide. The people in this ...

A new Inspire report in collaboration with Stanford Medical School

Brian
  • By Brian · Posted March 13, 2013
  • Journal · 116 replies
  • As many of you know, Inspire has a professional collaboration with the Stanford University School of Medicine. Inspire members have written personal stories for the Stanford Scope column. I am pleased ...

Muscle spasticity

averysmom
  • By averysmom · Posted March 10, 2013
  • Journal · 9 replies
  • Has anyone used an all natural alternative to Baclofen such as magnesium. My daughter has been on Baclofen for almost at year and I don't think she has slept a whole night through since. I also feel like ...

my crazy life

mrsmackay
  • By mrsmackay · Posted February 13, 2013
  • Journal · 2 replies
  • So i wrote about my dad not to long ago and first of all i have to say thank you to all the wonderful support and responses. I am thankfull to say that now we have gotten more information requarding my ...

Any advice?

awh2011
  • By awh2011 · Posted February 12, 2013
  • Discussion in Raising a child with a developmental disability · 1 reply
  • At what age was your child when you found out they had a disability? I just found out my 18 month old son has CMT1A, also known as Charcot Marie Tooth Type 1A. We knew there was a 50/50 chance due to ...

Red Flag to a Bull - Silenced / restricted in UK

julieshrive
  • By julieshrive · Posted February 1, 2013
  • Journal · 42 replies
  • Back again. Silenced- Unfair Hearing on Forums & Phone ins Raising Medical / Social Issues & Concerns .Set up by admin as adversarial . To Health Unlocked Forum Silenced [ restricted] Causing Anxiety ...

Working from the ground up: teaching a child to stand

healthinmotion
  • By healthinmotion · Posted January 31, 2013
  • Journal · 15 replies
  • Learning to stand, and eventually walk, is a major achievement in a child’s progress. Each step is important, and whether or not a child has Down syndrome or another condition, properly preparing him ...

The Inspire Q&A: Inspire talks with Lindsey Miller

John2
  • By John2 · Posted January 29, 2013
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • We at Inspire are pleased to bring you the latest in a series of Q&A interviews with people who are making contributions to helping patients and caregivers worldwide. The people featured in our Q&A series ...

We're hiring!

Walter
  • By Walter · Posted January 22, 2013
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • Hello everyone, We have a position open with our engineering team at Inspire, and I'd like to share the job description with you in the event you know just the person we're looking for. We found our most ...

Lord help me hold my tongue.

jenn-e
  • By jenn-e · Posted January 16, 2013
  • Journal · 13 replies
  • I have an IEP meeting tomorrow with my youngest daughters school. It is not the big meeting it's just signing of paperwork and figuring out what test to do. Where the problem lies is the teacher and trying ...

Topic Suggestions?

healthinmotion
  • By healthinmotion · Posted November 29, 2012
  • Journal · 5 replies
  • Hey everyone! If there are any blog topics you'd like us to write about, please let us know! We'd be more than happy to write something that interests you or that you'd like to know more about. All the ...

Bedwetting and Special Needs Children

healthinmotion
  • By healthinmotion · Posted November 28, 2012
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Bedwetting can be frustrating for both children and parents, whether or not they have special needs. But don’t worry–there are several things you can do to help your child overcome bedwetting. 1. Be Supportive ...

Resources Available!

candacetoo
  • By candacetoo · Posted November 15, 2012
  • Discussion in Raising a child with a developmental disability · 0 replies
  • Check out this news coverage for support for micro preemies through Bee Mighty. (www.beemighty.org) Please visit Bee Mighty's facebook page and 'like' to receive updates of how to get involved or receive ...

School confrence

jenn-e
  • By jenn-e · Posted November 13, 2012
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • So why is it everytime a child has trouble staying on task the teacher always wants the child medicated for ADD? Rylee has SPD, and DD. She is around 2 years behind in all areas, of course she doesn't ...

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