My son is going into 9th grade in OKC school system.....yuk! It is not working at all, we have been trying for the past 2yrs. I am willing to transfer him to wherever to get him the help he needs and deserves, can even move…"
"Hi Amanda : -) We are in Edmond, OK and have a 14 year old with Duchenne's who is much more progressed than most other kids his age with the same disease, so I totally get your concerns. I home schooled for 12 years but…"
"Hi Doriann : )
As I stated in my above post, our son had this surgery on 04/25/11, and he had the hamsgring and achilles lengthening at the same time. There was much, much more pain from the feet and ankles, than the…"
My heart goes out to you! It is heartbreaking for sure, what these kids have to endure. Our son Travis will be 13 in about 6 weeks. He just had the spinal fusion surgery, plus tendons shortened in…"
I am the mother of 11 children, 5 bio and 6 adopted (two sibling groups). Our 16 year old son Travis has Duchenne's MD, and he was diagnosed at age one, we adopted him at age 3.
About my family:
I am a marriage & family therapist but currently a stay-at-home mom of 11. Eight are grown and on their own, and three still at home. I am also a volunteeer Court Appointed Advocate for children. I am married to Charles who is a Branch Chief for the Department of Defense. We have lived in Oklahoma since 2004, and we are proud grandparents of 9.
Education: BS - Psychology
MA - Human Services Marriage & Family Therapy
Name(s) of child(ren)/individual(s) with Duchenne:
My son is going into 9th grade in OKC school system.....yuk! It is not working at all, we have been trying for the past 2yrs. I am willing to transfer him to wherever to get him the help he needs and deserves, can even move if required. Please call me at 405_474_0981 when you can and maybe you will have some advice for me. Thank you!