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30 M0NTHS ON DRUGS AND COUNTING

I received the first official comment for my blog.  This means a comment not from a friend or family member with the polite “good job”.   Instead a stranger somehow happened upon one of my blogs – in this case the … Continue reading

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German Beach Holiday – Start Looking

  When you think about Germany you don’t think beach vacation.  A Ross and Rachel quote from Season 1 of Friends is oddly fitting to encourage a re-appraisal.  Rachel tells Ross she “didn’t look at him that way”, to which … Continue reading

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Goodbye Dr. Chips

Seamus had a great relationship for two years with his school psychologist Dr. Chips.  There was nothing that Dr. Chips didn’t help him deal with – fights on the playground, strategies to stay calm in the classroom, navigating angry feelings.  … Continue reading

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3 Weeks on Drugs

It has been three weeks since we started my little boy on medication for his ADHD.  Why does that sounds like the opening of confession?  Forgive me father for I have sinned, I have been feeding my son ADHD medicine telling … Continue reading

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The Gateway Drug

We finally did it.  I didn’t want to. I thought I was better than that.  But with one little slip of paper handed over to the pharmacist and one gulp and swallow by my little boy, we embarked him on … Continue reading

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The visit with the developmental pediatrician

Today we met with someone considered to be one of the top dev peds in the area – Dr. Charles Conlon.  We spent two hours rehashing all the things that have made life so hard over the past 6 years.  … Continue reading

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Why the need for Sensing Seamus?

Hello world.  I am a mom of a child who just turned 6 years old. He has autism.  For the purposes of my blog I will call him Seamus and I am his mom Mazey.  Why the blog?  Why now … Continue reading

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