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Extreme Makeover Home Edition and Osteogenesis Imperfecta

May 15, 2011 Kyron 1 Comment
Courtesy of WCRB 3 TV - TN NBC affiliate

My love of this show is no secret…..It’s wonderful to see deserving people get a hand up and to have an hour of positivity on television but most of all it’s wonderful to have a reality show that reminds of the best in each of us and the many blessings we each have. The Sharrock …

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#Follow Friday – Sensory Processing Disorder Blogger Network

May 13, 2011 Kyron 2 Comments
SPD Blogger Network

I found a really neat blog yesterday when looking around for new resources for my youngest, Donovan. Twitter actually led me to them. The SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder) Blogger Network (Twitter @spdbn) has networked a number of bloggers who write about all types of issues impacted by SPD. Whether it’s Autism, Bipolar Disorder, Non-verbal Learning …

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Glasses for Children with Down Syndrome

June 20, 2008 Kyron 11 Comments

I came across this on one of my listserv’s and thought it was useful information for some of you. Hello, my name is Maria Dellapina and I am writing to inform you about an opportunity to enhance the lives of the children we spend our lives advocating for. I am a mother of an nine-year-old …

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If your child is treated with stimulants for ADHD please read this

April 22, 2008 Kyron No Comments

There are many children with a diagnosis of ADHD, some concurrent with other issues. A new study from the American Heart Association however is showing that a basic test should be done on our kids taking stimulants for their ADHD. The American Heart Association believes that all of the estimated 2.5 million children taking ADHD …

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Alaska’s Governor has 5th child, a son with down syndrome

April 21, 2008 Kyron 1 Comment

Governor Palin, Congratulations to you and your husband and happy birth day to Trig Paxon Van Palin! With that, we take this opportunity to also welcome you to the amazing country of Holland. You’re very familiar with the Italy tour (having four older children) and I want to assure you that your time in our …

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April 18, 2008 Kyron 1 Comment

I found this blog because the mom, Nancy found me. What a blessing that was!! Nancy is mom to Jack. Jack is a child who has a visual impairment which leaves him legally blind. I’m sharing with you an comment I left on one of her blog posts because I felt the post was that …

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The Sunday Paper for March 30, 2008…

March 30, 2008 Kyron No Comments

…and a cup of coffee Every Sunday I hope to offer you my version of the Sunday paper with articles from the past week or two, relevant or uplifitng (or both), on various issues within the special needs community. Students with needs discover their talents Program in Mamaroneck, NY helps teens with a variety of …

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