Misc Special Needs

      At the end of our school year, me and the kids worked to split our schoolroom in half. We decided that we needed an area for the boys to get their energy out in the winter and an area...
      Do you struggle to get your children to follow directions? Do they struggle listening in noisy places? I know we sure struggle getting the kids to follow directions, especially my kiddos who have ADHD and Auditory Processing Disorder. If...
      With the fact that Ethan was born with a cleft palate, he did not talk much when he was younger, and when he did talk he was so difficult to understand no one but me could understand what he...
      On top of the 5 ER trips we had last week we also had 4 check ups for different kids at the doctors office (2 separate visits) all of which went good for the most part... We discussed with...
      God has lead us down a long road and we have learned so much through this journey with surgeries, IEP's, Special Education Services, Physical/Occupational/Speech therapy in the last 2 years with Ethan. At the beginning of the school year...
      With 3 children that suffer from Sensory processing disorder there has been many different accommodations or modifications made to our daily life that make things easier. I wanted to share a few of the changes or things that have...
      I figured I would update everyone, because I will not be posting through the weekend and haven't been on the computer much last week either. I am very ready to be done with our season of trials, everything that...
      Until 2 years ago I knew nothing about sensory issues or Sensory Processing Disorder (SDI). I knew that Ethan was having major problems, and had been since he was born, but just wasn't sure why or what. Even our...
      Last Friday I took my first dose of Methotrexate (only taken once a week), I have severe Rheumatoid Arthritis and with how fast the disease is progressing I had no choice but to take start taking this very strong medicine....
      We finally have begun the process of reorganizing some of the spaces in our house, we plan on moving the playroom back upstairs and having the toys all organized with an Ikea Trofast system, the school room and all...
      This year Ethan will be working on Early preschool through Kindergarten activities. He was supposed to be enrolled in Early Childhood Special Education preschool this year because he turned 3 and was no longer eligible for early on intervention,...
      Summer Sensory Bin Ethan has been enrolled in a early childhood school this past 2 years, to help with some of the speech therapy, sensory issues, and for OT they had a few summer classes for the kids this summer,...

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