Hi i have a son who has learning disabilities and speech delay. Other than global development delay there has been no diagnosis. I would like to hear from anyone with children with the similiar circumstances.
my daughter has a diagnosis but i do have a friend who's son has no diagnosis but he is delayed and goes to a special school
Have you heard of SWAN ( Syndromes without a name ) Take a look at their website and you might find other parents in the same boat as you
I have had the same, my daughter has been diagnosed with having learning disabilities and that that she has a lot of autisitic deficits but havent actually been given a name, which i think makes it hard to for me to make people understand her problems! Nobody wants to label anyone but it does help with society understanding!
Hi, my son with learning disabilities is 7 and goes to a main stream school. He seems to be doing well under the circumstances, but he is around 2-3 years behind. I don't get to talk to other parents who are in the same boat, so its quite nice to hear from other people that are.
Hello, I just had an IEP done for my 7 year old daughter her iq is 72 and she is very borderline learning and will struggle all her life. I find my self on an emotinal roller coaster. I dont no what to do for her the school says she dont qualify for special education. Im poor and cant afford nothing really but im trying to save money for learning materials for her. She is smart in my eyes but when she was 2 and half she had a seizure shes only had one in her life thank jesus. But ever since then shes been different, the doctors here cant say if her learning is caused from that. Where can i get some support and help with learning tools for my daughter? ANy help is fantastic thank you and god bless our little ones.
It was interesting to come across your comment about your son as your situation reflects my own in some ways. My daughter has a developmental delay of about 2 years along with sensory processing issues. She's now in year 2 of a mainstream school with 1:1 top up funding but every year it's a struggle to make the school understand her anew and her delay becomes ever more apparent. I'm pleased to hear that your son is doing well and hope that you don't feel isolated. I'm lucky in that I have a couple of friends with autistic children who face similar struggles so we spend a lot of time talking to each other. I figure that you may not read this as you posted in 2011 but you never know! Good luck with it all.