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Need special needs stroller

Started Jul 16 0 Replies

Hi , Our son Was diagnosed with duchenne muscular dystrophy around 5 years of age.Now he is 12 years old. We are struggling with our insurance get him a power wheel chair.In the mean while we are…Continue

Answering questions from strangers

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andrea Cleary Feb 8, 2016. 2 Replies

HiMy son is 10 years old with Duchenne . He has learning disability as well. He has a very short statute.I am in a very uneasy situation when strangers ask about his grade.When I say he is in 5th…Continue

 

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Need special needs stroller

Hi , Our son Was diagnosed with duchenne muscular dystrophy around 5 years of age.Now he is 12 years old. We are struggling with our insurance get him a power wheel chair.In the mean while we are looking for used special needs stroller he can use.I am hoping that some one might have one which they aren't using,to give away for a reasonable price. We are in Atlanta area. We can pay for shippingWith in USA.Thank you for your time.See More
Jul 16
Andrea Cleary replied to sulthana shaik's discussion Answering questions from strangers
"You can just say he is smaller than his peers due to steroid use for a chronic disease (I'm assuming he is on steroids?). Then they may ask what disease, and on the days when you have the time, energy and patience you can turn it into a…"
Feb 8, 2016
Jay Griffin replied to sulthana shaik's discussion Answering questions from strangers
"Sometimes saying less is really saying more. I don't think you need to explain.."
Feb 7, 2016
sulthana shaik posted a discussion

Answering questions from strangers

HiMy son is 10 years old with Duchenne . He has learning disability as well. He has a very short statute.I am in a very uneasy situation when strangers ask about his grade.When I say he is in 5th grade, they have a look of astonishment on their face,Don't want to gain sympathy by Saying that he is in special ed .Can you guys give me any suggestions, to get out of such situations?Thank youSee More
Feb 7, 2016
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Jul 6, 2010

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Age(s) of child(ren)/individual(s) with Duchenne:
4-6
City:
montreal

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