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I have three children, two of which have special needs. Just want to make new friends and talk about our children.

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 Like I said in the title, I have three children. Jordan is 11 and he has Down Syndrome and bi polar disorder. Dannie is 4 and she is starting kindergarten this coming school year, we are really excited about that. Julie is two and a half and has the metabolic condition known as PKU.

  I just want another mother to talk to. It kind of gets stressful having only the little ones to have conversation with most of the time. It will just be a welcome reprieve to be able to talk to another mom.

                                                sincerely, Jenn

by on Mar. 11, 2012 at 7:03 AM
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by on Mar. 12, 2012 at 9:25 AM
Hi, Jenn! My name is Tiffanyz. I have two kids, Logan was diagnosed with adhd a year ago, weve had struggles but mostly he is doing great now and my daughter Kennedy is 5.
I am an assistant to the teacher in a class with students who have autism and its an adaptive behavior unit. August will be 6 yrs.
Glad to meet you!
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by on Mar. 12, 2012 at 9:32 AM

Glad to meet you too.

by on Mar. 12, 2012 at 9:33 AM

Thank you.

by on Mar. 12, 2012 at 9:37 AM

Thank you so much. Everyone has been so nice in here. It is very comforting to be able to talk to other parents that know what I am going through. I live in a little country town with very limited resources so it really makes me feel very alone because there are not alot of people that know what it is like to raise a special needs child. OMG and do not even let me get started about the school grrrrrr.

by Ivy on Mar. 12, 2012 at 11:16 AM

 Hi Jenn!

I have 3 kids. My 8 year old struggles with an anxiety disorder.  My 7 year old has recently overcome a language processing disorder but now struggles with chronic pain and a functional GI disease.  There are a couple of special needs groups here; I would definately check them out.  It's been a big help for me.

by on Mar. 12, 2012 at 11:07 PM
Welcome! I have a preemie and an autistic nephew.
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by on Mar. 13, 2012 at 4:07 PM

Hi. I have a almost 3 yr old who has had 2 sets of ear tubes. He has SPD, speech delay and behavior issues. We have had therapy since he turned 2 and he will be going to special needs school when he turns 3 this fall.

by on Mar. 18, 2012 at 12:29 PM

Thank you everyone for so much support. Does anyone have a child or know of anyone that has the metabolic condition PKU ? I would really like to ahve someone to talk to that is familiar with this because I am having alot of issues with my two year old that has this condition. It would be so helpful to have someone to talk to to get ideas and suggestions from.

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