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  Topic: A question about what age to start Kindergarten...
Karen

Replies: 16
Views: 405

PostForum: General   Posted: November 12 2007, 5:40 PM   Subject: A question about what age to start Kindergarten...
This is such a tough decision. We kept Alexis on track and started her in kindergarten at 5. We made this decision based on several reasons; first, because she was attending the special ed program h ...
  Topic: Dad new to the board
Karen

Replies: 20
Views: 828

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: September 13 2007, 1:15 PM   Subject: Dad new to the board
Welcome!
  Topic: Special Education in TN
Karen

Replies: 1
Views: 280

PostForum: News Articles   Posted: July 09 2007, 10:49 AM   Subject: from another tennessean
I live in East Tennessee and my daughter will starting 2nd grade this year. I have been very upset with the way special ed is handled in our system. So disappointed in fact we are looking into priva ...
  Topic: Ds and selective mutism
Karen

Replies: 8
Views: 1171

PostForum: PDD, Autism, and Dual Diagnosis   Posted: March 16 2007, 9:30 AM   Subject: Ds and selective mutism
Thanks Sol. Give Bene big hugs for me! Love ya'.
  Topic: Ds and selective mutism
Karen

Replies: 8
Views: 1171

PostForum: PDD, Autism, and Dual Diagnosis   Posted: March 14 2007, 9:02 AM   Subject: Ds and selective mutism
Thanks Leah. I'll let you know how it goes.
K-
  Topic: Ds and selective mutism
Karen

Replies: 8
Views: 1171

PostForum: PDD, Autism, and Dual Diagnosis   Posted: March 14 2007, 8:21 AM   Subject: Ds and selective mutism
Thanks for the replies. I never thought of the hearing aids! I will definitely try the plugs and see what happens. Not only does she have the aids but an FM system as well. Could be major sensory ...
  Topic: Ds and selective mutism
Karen

Replies: 8
Views: 1171

PostForum: PDD, Autism, and Dual Diagnosis   Posted: March 13 2007, 10:29 AM   Subject: Ds and selective mutism
Does anyone have experience with Ds and selective mutism? My 7 year old with Ds is very outgoing, social, and on task in the home environment. However, as soon as she goes to school she totally shu ...
  Topic: IF you sent me a pic for the calendar
Karen

Replies: 19
Views: 991

PostForum: General   Posted: October 11 2004, 9:36 PM   Subject: pics
Hi. I haven't visited the site in a while and am wondering if it's too late to send pics for the calendar? And in what format do you need them?
  Topic: testing
Karen

Replies: 10
Views: 1051

PostForum: Questions   Posted: November 02 2001, 6:20 AM   Subject: testing
Hi,
I am a registered nurse and mother to Alexis, 20 months, and pretty much agree with everyone else about the AFP testing. I think it is good to have it for reasons other than DS, but it is only a ...
  Topic: Hello!
Karen

Replies: 3
Views: 715

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: June 05 2001, 5:30 AM   Subject: Hello!
Hi Jill,
I'm so glad to hear you are taking an interest in Gabriel. I have a daughter 14 months with DS and I live in Rockwood -just up the road from you!!!! Talk about a small world. Please e-ma ...
  Topic: Speech Therapy
Karen

Replies: 6
Views: 878

PostForum: General   Posted: September 09 2000, 3:08 PM   Subject: Speech Therapy
Hi Cammy,
We brought our daughter Alexis home when she was 9 days old and by 3 weeks of age we were already lining things up. We started with a weekly parent advisor home visit and then as soon as s ...
  Topic: Palatal massage- MM in Canada
Karen

Replies: 3
Views: 755

PostForum: General   Posted: September 06 2000, 5:41 PM   Subject: Palatal massage- MM in Canada
LisaJ,
I read your post about the palatal massage. Sounds like a good idea. I just started my daughter, Alexis (5months) in speech therapy and all we have done so far is the nuk brush. If you woul ...
  Topic: Proud mom
Karen

Replies: 3
Views: 632

PostForum: Brags   Posted: August 31 2000, 8:45 AM   Subject: Proud mom
It's been a while since I've visited, but I wanted to take a moment to brag about Alexis (5 1/2 months DS). She is rolling over and over and can sit unsupported for about 10 -15 seconds. She can pivo ...
  Topic: Tracheostomy
Karen

Replies: 6
Views: 1053

PostForum: General   Posted: August 31 2000, 8:31 AM   Subject: Tracheostomy
I cannot begin to imagine how stressful this must be for you. I just want to let you know that I will be praying for you and your family. I am also an intensive care nurse and have worked with many ...
  Topic: Pick a good time for a chat, please!
Karen

Replies: 12
Views: 2915

PostForum: Chat Room Scheduling   Posted: July 25 2000, 8:52 PM   Subject: Pick a good time for a chat, please!
Hi! I think a chat time would be great! I too am in EST, but am pretty flexible since I'm a SAHM now. Am looking forward to meeting some other parents.
Karen, mom to Alexis (4 1/2 mos.)
  Topic: Picture - Vicky's daughter Emma
Karen

Replies: 2
Views: 627

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 18 2000, 6:20 PM   Subject: Picture - Vicky's daughter Emma
Vicki,
Emma is gorgeous - hair or no hair! Our daughter Alexis is 4 months and 1 week and still sans hair. But hey, easy to keep clean! Besides when you're this cute who needs hair!
Take care and ...
  Topic: Picture - Karen's son Willie
Karen

Replies: 3
Views: 626

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 18 2000, 6:16 PM   Subject: Picture - Karen's son Willie
What a heart lifting picture! He is quite a handsome young man - I can tell that even through the mud!
Take care and God bless!
Karen, mother to Alexis 4 months old
  Topic: I'm so proud!!!!!
Karen

Replies: 4
Views: 790

PostForum: Brags   Posted: July 17 2000, 9:46 PM   Subject: I'm so proud!!!!!
Way to go little girl! Keep up the good work!
Alexis (4mos.) and I are rooting for you!
Karen
  Topic: Love and Learning Program
Karen

Replies: 5
Views: 817

PostForum: Questions   Posted: July 09 2000, 4:03 PM   Subject: Love and Learning Program
Has anyone heard of or used the Love and Learning Program developed by Joe and Susan Kotlinski? Any input would be appreciated. Thanks!
Karen
  Topic: new parent
Karen

Replies: 4
Views: 805

PostForum: Introductions   Posted: July 09 2000, 3:53 PM   Subject: new parent
Congratulations on the birth of Lily Grace. She will be a blessing beyond belief. I'm so happy that she is healthy. We too, were fortunate in that our daughter Alexis was born healthy. Keep us pos ...
  Topic: What NOT to say?!!
Karen

Replies: 12
Views: 1723

PostForum: General   Posted: July 09 2000, 1:21 PM   Subject: What NOT to say?!!
Solveig,
It must be so hard for you not to get the support you need from your own mother! I don't really think you can change people or make them think or feel something that they themselves can't o ...
  Topic: Bendikte, our strong little fighter
Karen

Replies: 5
Views: 885

PostForum: Brags   Posted: July 04 2000, 7:58 AM   Subject: Bendikte, our strong little fighter
Way to go Bene!!
 
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