Getting to know u

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Registered: 01-13-2008
Getting to know u
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Thu, 04-23-2009 - 4:21pm

I dont know about u guys but i dont necessarily have a large amount of friends who get what we go through. So id love to get to know everyone a bit better in hopes of creating more friendships with those who understand!

answer only what u are comfortable answering :)

What state are u in ?

How long and and ur SO been married/together?

Was your SPD kiddo your first, second third or so on ?

Does your SPD kiddo have any other diagnoses, if so what?

What are your fav. activities to do as a family?

Or what would you like to do but your childs spd gets in the way ?

What therapies have they or are they currently receiving ? & what do u feel has been the most helpful?

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Registered: 01-13-2008
Fri, 04-24-2009 - 8:21am

ok ill start ..

What state are u in ? KY

How long and and ur SO been married/together? 5 yr and counting

Was your SPD kiddo your first, second third or so on ? she was our first

Does your SPD kiddo have any other diagnoses, if so what? anxiety disorder, and possibly Asperger's

What are your fav. activities to do as a family? we love feeding the ducks at the park, playing in the pool, going to the zoo.

Or what would you like to do but your childs spd gets in the way ? we dont go out to eat, she couldnt handle it thank goodness for carry out !

What therapies have they or are they currently receiving ? & what do u feel has been the most helpful? shes recieved ot, pt, child psych therapy, speech, developmental therapy. currently still recieves ot and speech

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Registered: 09-27-2007
Fri, 04-24-2009 - 10:33pm

What state are u in ?
We live in Pa

How long and and ur SO been married/together?
We have been together for 8 years

Was your SPD kiddo your first, second third or so on ?
Our first...
Does your SPD kiddo have any other diagnoses, if so what?
Gabe has apraxia of speech, receptive/expressive language disorder, word retrieval issues, autism spectrum disorder

What are your fav. activities to do as a family?
Run and jump outside....play itouch games...make BIG messes

Or what would you like to do but your childs spd gets in the way ?
I would like to hang out with people and not worry that they are judging my wonderful little guy...or me...

What therapies have they or are they currently receiving ? & what do u feel has been the most helpful?
Gabe has had OT, ST, PROMPT therapy, DT. He currently gets ST 3 days a week

Jessie Mommy to Gabe (5.8 yrs old ASD, CAS, SPD) and Zane (1.10 yrs old ESD)

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Registered: 04-04-2005
Fri, 05-01-2009 - 11:25pm

What state are u in ? Texas

How long and and ur SO been married/together? We have been married for 9 years this November/ together 11 in August

Was your SPD kiddo your first, second third or so on ? Our SPD kid is our third

Does your SPD kiddo have any other diagnoses, if so what? She has allergies and asthma as well as reflux and lactose intolerance

What are your fav. activities to do as a family? We just like to be together whether it is out and about or at home chilling

Or what would you like to do but your childs spd gets in the way ?
Her SPD doesn't really get in the way of things much but lately we have been having more tantrums due to the weather and not being able to dispense of energy in a productive way.

What therapies have they or are they currently receiving ? & what do u feel has been the most helpful? SHe has only started therapy this year. She gets an hour of both OT and PT each week. I feel they have both been very helpful.

Kashmir