- From: "Cindy" <cindyl57slammingspam@xxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 10 Feb 2007 08:50:08 -0600
I so appreciate your views on this. It is a different perspective for
me...The actual people that work with our Special Children.
Bet you didn't think I would just go on and on a rambling did you...And I
have so much more to learn...
The Real RainMan...Is Kim Peek...
His orginal dx was autism, but he also has a very rare syndrome known as
Not everyone with Autism has Savant and many that have Savant are not
This is the website for that with links about the Real Rain Man....He is
quite the individual...
Thank you so much for all your interest...Knowledge is power and the more we
know and share this, it might make it possible someday for a cure.
Okay...Here comes my Spamming for the day...Please don't kick me out...
We are planning on Walking For Autism here in OKC on March 31, 2007.
Wendy sent me information on that now...
I emailed her and ask if we could create our own team...
Anyone here interested in "Donating" or making a pledge can email me...just
take the no spam outta my address...
I will send you the information....
Thank you again for listening to me...
"Sanchona" <sanchona@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote in message
Thanks for this information, which I would never have had but for you.
Now I want to learn more and not be so ignorant about autism. Rainman
was a great movie, made a lot of people aware of autism, but I'm sure it
barely scratched the surface about the sufferers.
"A Family Of Strangers" ISBN: 9784145438
Published by Five Star/Thomson Gale Publishing
Some of you..probably most...do not know that I have 7 grandchildren...5
boys and 2 girls...
My son has 4 boys and 3 of them have been dx with Autism.
The Oldest Ryan...He is High Functioning and has made alot of
Hebelieve that he will get through school and live a fairly normal life.
mighthas delays and somethings are not as easy for him, but he is so smart...
Noah is 5 now..and he is on the lower end...
He is a beautiful child, but challenges us everyday.
When you think of an Autistic Child...Noah is that...
Ashton is 3 now...and has just been dx..He seems to be the Highest
Functioning and had we not known what we did from the other two, his
systemhave gotten missed...He would have probably went through the school
Septstruggling with social skills and learning disabillitys...
Although he is very bright...He has speech delays..He started school in
him...when he was 3. Working with the Speech Therapist has done alot for
It is very important that children are dx early, because they have a
thegood chance of helping them...The specialist in the field say between
intoages of 18 and 36 mths can really make a difference.
Oklahoma has a program in place called Sooner Start.
They will come to your home and evaluate and test your children. If they
find they are delayed or suspect a dissabillity, they will place them
goalsspecial preschool classes at the age of 3. They will be given a set of
falls infor the year, and a plan with whatever help they need.
For instance...Ashton recieves speech therapy.
Noah and Ryan both have Occupational Therapy as well.
They have also been dx with Sensory Intergration Dysfunction...This
hasthe Autism spectrum, but does not necessarily mean that a child with it
My Daughters Son has been DX with this and is in special needs classes
isschool. He is almost 8.
Billy Michael is also a beautiful boy that has a learning disability and
facts....Hisso so smart....He ask so many questions and he retains so many
veryfavorite show is the Animal Channel...
There has been alot on TV this week about autism.
It was thought that 1 in 166 children were autistic.
Now the numbers are growing. They are saying it is 1 in 150...
My son's children are seeing a Genetics Specialist right now.
It seems that having more than one child in the family with Autism is
Boys usually more than girls...
I am just rambling here...and all over the place, but this so comes from
One more fact that is scary. Every thing that these kids gain...Every
day...we work so hard for so that they can have a life...Can be lost in one
couldAt any time...they can slip backwards...Maybe just a little...Or they
Milestones...Sayingwake up and never speak another word...
Our Noah...He was a normal Baby...with all the normal
Mamma and Daddy...and Bye bye...
The normal steps in Baby's first language...And then one day before his
first Birthday...It was gone...
Here in Oklahoma, we are having a Walk for Autism...
On March 31...
I encourage each of you to read what you can about this and tell
others...Maybe someday they will find out WHY and maybe HOW to help our
Thanks for listening to me ramble..
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- From: Sanchona
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