Tag Archives: Tourette’s Syndrome

My Son and His OCD

(This post contains strong language and may be upsetting to some. However, it is a true representation of what happened with my son this weekend.) Tyler has been in therapy and on medication for his OCD for a while now … Continue reading

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Update on My Son’s Health

Grant and I have decided to switch therapists for Tyler. We had gotten as far as we could with this therapist and have now opted for a psychologist who specializes in OCD, phobias and Tourette’s Syndrome. The doctor practices Cognitive … Continue reading

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The Summer Project

There are many hopes I have for Tyler this summer. He’s taking private swimming lessons and learning how to ride his bicycle without training wheels. His Occupational, Physical, and Speech therapists have given us a number of exercises to help … Continue reading

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Tyler’s Troubles

I haven’t talked about Tyler in a while, mostly because I’ve been too upset to write about what has been going on with him. If you don’t already know, Tyler has been diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome and OCD. Lately his … Continue reading

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Update on Tyler’s Health

Yesterday Grant and I took Tyler for a mental health assessment. Tyler has so far been diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome and OCD. In school he has been getting Occupational Therapy, Speech Therapy and Counseling. He also has low muscle tone … Continue reading

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Why I Stay

(I read Lost Edens as a member of the From Left to Write book club.  I was given a free copy of this book.  This post is inspired by the book. Welcome to all of my fellow book club members or … Continue reading

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The Meeting With the School

On Wednesday Grant and I met with a child study team after receiving a call on Friday that Tyler was being disruptive in school, had speech delays, and fine and motor skill delays. I first lamented the fact that I have … Continue reading

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The School Called

Yesterday afternoon I woke up from my nap about half an hour before Tyler gets home from school. Grant was just sitting on the couch.  “You better sit down”, he said.  I didn’t get my disability, someone has died, are … Continue reading

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Wondering About My Son’s Future

(I read Carry Yourself Back to Me by Deborah Reed as a member of the From Left to Write Book club.  I was given a free copy of this book.  This post was inspired by the book.) The thing I like … Continue reading

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For My Son on His 5th Birthday

Well, my darling, you have hit the “big 5!”  Today after school we will take you to Toys r Us to pick something out and we are going to have a cake, a small celebration, just the three of us, … Continue reading

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