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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Exhausted and frustrated!!!

Hello, it's hard to find moms or anyone for that matter who can understand my daily struggles! I have two daughters who are 17 and 15 years old. My 17 year old was anoxic at...

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6q Terminal Deletion

My daughter, Anne, has recently been diagnosed with a 6q terminal deletion (25.3-27). I was wondering if anyone else out there has a child with this disorder. If so, what is...

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Schools

Hello everyone, I have spoken to a couple of parents that have children who are older, 22+. These children fall into the mild to severely disabled category and they have been...

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Exhausted and frustrated!!!

Hello, it's hard to find moms or anyone for that matter who can understand my daily struggles! I have two daughters who are 17 and 15 years old. My 17 year old was anoxic at...

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G-tube infections

My daughter has a bard g-tube and it was put in on Dec. 3, 2009 and so far she has gotten 2 infections and it looks like it might be getting infected again. i really dont know...

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Chromosome 17

My 3 yr old daughter has an addition and a deletion to her chromosome 17... but no diagnosis yet... anyone else know any thing of this? She also has SPD & hypotonia. She's...

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potty training!!!

Hi. My name is Kay. I have a 4 year old son who doesn't have an official diagnosis but has been classified as developmentally delayed. He was delivered via emergency c-section...

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potty training!!!

Hi. My name is Kay. I have a 4 year old son who doesn't have an official diagnosis but has been classified as developmentally delayed. He was delivered via emergency c-section...

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Silent Aspiration plus more

Sorry for the lengthy explanation, just looking for anyone that can relate of any or all our situation. My son is 15 months old, diagnosed by our SLP at 9 months with Silent...

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Special needs playdates!

For any mom's in\near Eatontown New Jersey and have child(ren) with special nesds! Vote for a place to go, time and day, and we will meet up, sometimes with lunch and have a...

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Is this an issue....?

My friends 10 year old has walked on her tip toes since she was 2. She actually is almost 11. She has never had castings or AFOs. Is this a problem? She has not been diagnosed...

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New to group

Hello to all.My name is Wendy and my youngest,Lilly,is special needs.She fights battles daily with mild autism,adhd,ocd,anxiety,and a whole laundry list of other issues.I would...

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Angelmans Support

Hi, My 2.5 year old daughter was recently diagnosed with Angelmans. We live in New York and i was just wanted to connect with other families who are in a similar situation on...

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18q deletion/autism

Hi everyone, my name is Stephanie and I have a six yr old daughter with 18q deletion and autism, just wondering if anyone else has a child also with this syndrome as there is no...

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18q deletion/autism

Hi everyone, my name is Stephanie and I have a six yr old daughter with 18q deletion and autism, just wondering if anyone else has a child also with this syndrome as there is no...

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Introduction and summary of DS

Hi all! I'm Christina and new to the group. the journey we are on with our son is quite lonely at times and I felt it was time to reach out to others for more support. Here's...

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Introduction and summary of DS

Hi all! I'm Christina and new to the group. the journey we are on with our son is quite lonely at times and I felt it was time to reach out to others for more support. Here's...

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MRI for 7 yr old girl

we finally decided to get the MRI done for my daughter even knowing that she will be sedated. (she was diagnosed low-muscle tone, gross/fine motor delay, speech delay and adhd....

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Seeking treatment

I have a three year old who has been diagnosed with an anxiety disorder but no one will treat him. We are doing IBT without success and have been reading in some cases should...

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Research PLEASE HELP

Hello mothers of special needs children, I am a first year student of Special pedagogy in Slovenia and I am doing a research about what makes parents use forums, what are their...

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I need help!!

I want to do nothing but cry all the time my step son just doesnt wanna listen. He is attacking people at school, destructionof public property, he is 10!!! No therapist would...

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Cerebral Palsy baby

Good day All My son was diagnosed by a Neurologist at 8 months with C.P.. I think from the shock and knowing that this is a problem, I did not manage to hear if it is severe or...

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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...