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The A-Word

7 Quick Takes: Only 6 Edition

— 1 — Daniel update. We saw the psychiatrist at the Autism Center again today and he is keeping Daniel on the dose of meds that we titrated up to last week. I didn’t quite realize until we were talking to him that Daniel’s behavior is actually good on this new dose. Now if we …
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7 Quick Takes: If I Had Not Given Up My Blog for Lent Edition

Lent is over, it’s Bright Week, and I am back to blogging. (OK… some of you may have noticed that I cheated a little bit by changing the YouTube video on my time off page.) I have been meaning to write this post for a few days, but work and homework have been crazy. There …
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7 Quick Takes: CPAP FAQ, Ranting at the School Nurse, and Other Merriment

— 1 — Ranting at the school nurse. Lest this be added to the “reasons not to homeschool send your kids to public school EVER” list by my current troll reader, I enjoy a really good relationship with Daniel’s school overall, and this problem wouldn’t exist if the school district hadn’t cut the funding for …
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7 Quick Takes: What’s Been Going On Edition

— 1 — December 18. Daniel had an appointment at the Center for Pediatric Dentistry in Seattle. Verdict: there will be a sedated exam where they can do x-rays, an exam, and a cleaning as well as fix anything that needs to be fixed. This is pretty much exactly what I expected. The dental resident …
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7 Quick Takes: G-Tube Questions Edition

Daniel has had his G-tube for four months now, so I thought I would answer some of the questions I have gotten from people about it. — 1 — How easy is it to change the tube? I have only done one change (November 9th, three months post-surgery), and I had a nurse giving me …
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7 Quick Takes: Why I’m Tired Edition

— 1 — It’s my Friday. I work Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday. It was a pretty intense week because finals have been released and students are panicking. I can’t help any of them other than pointing out what they are allowed to use if they get stuck. Thankfully, one of the instructors was present on …
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7 Quick Takes: Things That Make Me Stabby Edition

— 1 — Special needs blogging Kelly talked posed the question of why you should start a special needs blog. I’ve actually done some. — 2 — Things that are making me stabby #1. I’m seeing more and more blogs who have pop-ups advertising their newsletters. It’s obnoxious, and most of them are not blogs …
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