Category Archive: Diagnosis

Great advice from another mom

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I’m going to start a whole section on “Things I Wish I Had Written, and I’m Annoyed/Envious That I Didn’t, But This Is So Good/Worthwhile That I’m Going to Swallow My Envy/Pride and… Continue reading

Secret Issues Mom

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(After channeling Marlo Thomas with “That Girl,” I have 60s theme songs running through my head …. so if you remember “Secret Agent Man,” please hum that theme song that to yourself as… Continue reading

Drop Your Sensory-Sensitive Kids at the Next APA Convention and Then Meet Me at Starbucks …

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Our kids have had Sensory Processing Disorder for so long – and actually grew out of the bulk of it so long ago — that the name changed while we weren’t looking! It… Continue reading

“You’re Just Not Trying Hard Enough!”

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I don’t speak Russian. Or Hindi. Or Korean. Or any other language with a different alphabet. And I certainly can’t read them. I can’t even try to sound them out phonetically, regardless of… Continue reading

Accept the Journey

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The two of us had completely different reactions when we were first told that our kid(s) had issues. Martha: “What are you talking about?! F*ck you! There’s something wrong with you, not with my… Continue reading

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