My son is 14 & has a dx of PDD-NOS & moderate to severe sxs of ADHD. He also has autonomic dysfunction & an unspecified muscle myopathy that contributes to his hypotonia & easy fatigue. That's the brief hx - now to my problem & question.
He also has congenital kyphosis & has been prescribed a back brace to partially correct the curve &, hopefully, prevent further curving...BUT...he hates wearing the brace & will "forget" to go to the nurse's office to put it on at schl and fights me tooth & nail at home about wearing it. He does get very hot while it is on & since he can't control his body temp., we often end up taking it off, but then we can't get it back on him.
How do I convince him he NEEDS to be wearing his back brace more than he is? We've only gotten him up to 4 hrs/day in it (1 @ schl & 3 @ hm) & he needs to be in it closer to 10 hrs/day. The schl nurse wants him to be more responsible about...cont. below
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