Mothers of Special Needs Children

If you're looking for support while raising special needs children, you're in the right place. Feel free to ask questions or give other moms advice. We all know that sometimes parenting can be a struggle so take comfort in knowing we are here to support you!

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16mth old delayed

My like one is 16 mths old and is not talking/babbling she did babble frm 7mths till 9 mths an it all stoped... She dosnt show any comuacation no eye contact no affection (if u...

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Zoloft for social anxiety?

My daughter is 5 and the doctor wants to try her on Zoloft this summer to see if we can get her to open up to people more. Her speech is delayed but she will talk a lot more at...

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G-tubes at night

My daughter just got a Bard G-tube and for the most part we like it a lot better than her NG tube. She is on a continues feeding at night and the tube keeps coming out and...

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16mth old delayed

My like one is 16 mths old and is not talking/babbling she did babble frm 7mths till 9 mths an it all stoped... She dosnt show any comuacation no eye contact no affection (if u...

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g-tube help!?!?!

My daughter had a g-tube installed on halloween 2008. we decided to have one put in b/c of failure to thrive. for those of you who have g-tube babies, how long did you leave...

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Baclofen Pump

Hello to all the wonderful moms that are blessed to have special needs children. My daughter has a traumatic brain injury as a result of an ATV accident. It has been four...

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Hair pulling/grabbing

My 5 year old developmentally delayed daughter pulls other peoples hair and grabs at them. She does not talk, and I think this may be a way of communication (to get someones...

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TBI question

When my daughter was 9 months old I returned to work and hired a woman to watch my 9 mth old and her 2yr old sister. While babysitting them she put them on a gator Atv (without...

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TBI question

When my daughter was 9 months old I returned to work and hired a woman to watch my 9 mth old and her 2yr old sister. While babysitting them she put them on a gator Atv (without...

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Vent g tibe

Hi my name is sindi, I have a eleven year old son who is on life support basically vent depent an trach an g-tube. When he was seven month old he had a heart problem which...

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Vent g tibe

Hi my name is sindi, I have a eleven year old son who is on life support basically vent depent an trach an g-tube. When he was seven month old he had a heart problem which...

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Unilateral Polymicrogyria

Hi all, I've just joined and am wondering if there's anyone out there with a child with unilateral PMG? My 2yr old daughter has this, afftecting the frontal area on left side,...

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Child with Autism

My daughter was diagnosed with ASD when she was still 2 years old. She is now enrolled in a regular school because she started therapy at a early age. I have no problems wuth...

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Autism denial

I live in NY and my daughter with Autism ADHD Sensory self care and learning along with speech and OT With a IEP and special Ed got denied benefits we got the letter yesterday...

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Concerned for my baby girl.

Does anyone have any experience with Cerebral Palsy? My daughter was just evaluated, and qualified for pt and OT through early intervention. I am so worried and scared for...

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My son 10 years old

I have son 10 years old he diagnosed with cebral palsy which is WDS at age 9 sometimes I am wondering he will be independent one day anyone experience please let me know thank u

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Diapers

I need a bigger diapers for my 8 yrs daughter who had reverse vesticostomy n we catherize her and now she is growing up n I'm using pamper size 6 .. its small on her .. plz...

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My son. I need advice please

I don't know if this is the right place for what I'm about share and ask, if it's not the right place can someone refer me please. I have a 7 yo son who has been diagnosed...

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speech delay

my son will be 4 years on 25 nov and till now he did not speak a single word plz tell me some suggestions how can i encourage him h

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Daughter with Low IQ

I have a wonderful 12 yr old daughter adopted from Guatemala at 4 months old. She has been diagnosed with an IQ of 69. On first look she is an average 12 yr old . She is so...

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Concerned for my baby girl.

Does anyone have any experience with Cerebral Palsy? My daughter was just evaluated, and qualified for pt and OT through early intervention. I am so worried and scared for...

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Sotos Syndrome???

Are there any mothers out there who have a child with Sotos Syndrome? My daughter may have this condition, but it is very rare so I have not met any other children that are...