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Hi All, Andrew is 6 1/2 years old and is in the first grade. We are concerened, we have been for awhile, that he is so far behind in everyt…

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Anxiety and Stress in Large Public Elementary School: How Much is Too Much? Have You Pulled Your Son From Mainstream School and Transferred Him to. Smaller, Alternative School? Advice appreciated.

Recess. 2nd Grade. Balls Flying. Fast Running 2nd-5th graders "swooshing" past from behind. The Aide is chatting with the recess monitor. N…

Started by Candice Wright

19 Sep 23, 2016
Reply by Michelle Scaglione

scoliosis

My son is 14 and we just saw his docs at Scottish Rite Hospital.  They say he needs to have the spinal fusion surgery for his scoliosis. I…

Started by Joy Narmore

2 Sep 2, 2016
Reply by Brenda

Cognitive Delay

Our Son is three years old and was diagnosed with BMD this April. Luckily so far, he is physically ok, just a little slow. He does seem to…

Started by Stephanie Wimbish

0 Aug 29, 2016

Do Schools Lie to Parents? Why Would the School Court Order a Transfer NOW so close to the end of the year?I don't Understand the Rush

Has anyone had their sons' school court order an immediate transfer, without the parents choosing the new school? Our son stopped working.…

Started by Candice Wright

1 Apr 30, 2016
Reply by Lori Ware

IEP in state of Maryland

We are having lots of issues keeping an IEP we have from NY in MD for our son as he does not have cognitive issues but he needs PT and OT.…

Started by Debby Meyers McGee

2 Sep 25, 2015
Reply by Elizabeth Carr

Memorizing Difficulties In School,please help!

My son is in grade 4.He is okay with writing and reading  and bad at Math and memorizing what he was reading mainly when he takes his exams…

Started by Moein

1 Jun 15, 2015
Reply by Shawn

International University student

I am Peter Hendriks from De Meern in The Netherlands. I am 21 years old and have Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy (DMD). At the moment I am a th…

Started by Peter Hendriks

1 Feb 17, 2015
Reply by Janine

First IEP

I will be attending my very first IEP for Aiden. Aiden is 3 and I want to make sure I cover everything I can with them, to get him the inte…

Started by Jessica Tucker

2 Feb 4, 2015
Reply by Cynthia Lynn Parker

Please help my son to help others

My son, Caleb, is a high school senior with Duchennes Muscular Dystrophy (DMD).  He has navigated the challenging social issues of growing…

Started by Richard Sizemore

3 Jan 26, 2015
Reply by Richard Sizemore

Basic Genetics for DMD

Years ago a got a pamphlet with the above title from PPMD. I believe it was written by Dr. Alex Werth. I found it fairly easy (well still h…

Started by Janine

4 Jan 23, 2015
Reply by Mena Shaher

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