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Top Ten Most Viewed Special Education Advisor Blogs of 2010

December 27, 2010 in Special Education Advisor Blog by Dennise Goldberg

10.  A Lesson for All Parents Who Have Children with Special Needs

A good friend of mine sent me this video and said “you need to see this if you haven’t yet.” It’s a story about Carly Fleischmann, who at the time, was a 13 year old girl that had severe autism and was non-verbal. A couple of years ago, she started typing words on a computer. Carly had also been labeled with Moderate Mental Retardation. With the help of her parents and therapists, the computer became her voice. Read the rest of this entry →

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The unbelievable true story of dealing with a specialty pharmacy!!

September 22, 2010 in Special Education Advisor Blog by Doug Goldberg

I’ve been lucky so far in that none of my son’s disabilities required him to take medication.  Many, many hours of therapy but no medication.  That changed a few months ago when he started on growth hormones. Read the rest of this entry →

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Addressing Growth Problems with an SGA baby

September 13, 2010 in Special Education Advisor Blog by Dennise Goldberg

My son was an SGA baby when he was born nine years ago.  As a family, we have dealt with all the possible problems with babies who were Small for Gestational Age at birth.  Read the rest of this entry →

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Giving Birth to an SGA Baby

July 20, 2010 in Special Education Advisor Blog by Dennise Goldberg

Small for Gestational Age (SGA) is what my son was classified with when he was born.  When I was pregnant, my doctor kept a close eye on my son’s size.  She even sent me to a specialist to track his growth the last trimester.  He was always on the lower end of the growth chart during pregnancy. Read the rest of this entry →

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