Spina Bifida – Walking by Age and Injury Level.

Last week I had the pleasure of attending a working about spina bifida and gait. The following is a table from that presentation which indicates the age at which a child with spina bifida started and stopped walking based on the research project being reviewed.   Thoracic High Lumbar L1-L2 Mid Lumbar L3 Low Lumbar L4-L5 Sacral

Toxic encounters, draining converstations and the HOLIDAYS

As parents of special needs kids, we have the opportunity to interact with many individuals. People, put in our path, because of the special needs of our child. Doctors, therapists, and of course the general population with all their stares, questions and random questions.  All these interactions can impact our emotional stability. How are we supposed to

age appropriate chores and free printable chore cards

I’ve been compiling a list of age-appropriate chores for our preschooler. Some of them can be done independently, and some will require my supervision. Some chores are everyday chores and others will only be done as needed. I decided on chore cards instead of a chart to guide her through her tasks, since they will vary…