Category Archives: Children’s book, novel, non-fiction, seizures, epilepsy, VNS, special needs, disability

Hard Times Ahead

As I sit here trying to pick a topic to focus on for a post, all I can think about is the implications of the election this week. As everyone must know by now, 5 pages worth of companies were … Continue reading

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Adventures in Airport Security

This summer on our travels, we had the opportunity to see TSA in action a couple of times. The first time through, going and coming back, went so well we couldn’t believe it. We had heard so many nightmare stories … Continue reading

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Leaving It In God’s Hands

We had Parker’s video EEG a few weeks ago and I didn’t know what I wanted the results to show. On the one hand, I hoped the EEG would reveal that Parker was having his continuous night seizures so that … Continue reading

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Finding Answers

Since my diagnosis of breast cancer, I have been searching my mind for a cause. Of course, I had my surgery remove the cancer, but, I really gave a lot of thought as to whether to have chemotherapy. As I … Continue reading

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Making Gains

Lately, Parker has been making such great gains in most areas, speech, PT, OT, scholastically and so on. It is fantastic, but, I find myself waiting for the proverbial other shoe to drop. It is not that I am a … Continue reading

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What A Year!

This has been quite a year for us and I can’t say I will miss 2011. Unfortunately, we have had conflicts with the head of special education in our school district since we came to the district. Simply put, she … Continue reading

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My “Aha” Moment

As I left our resolution meeting last week, I had a realization that this is probably not going to end well for us. Even if a judge rules in favor of allowing Parker to go to his home school for … Continue reading

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