Trying New “Methods”

It is interesting how life has a way of laying out a path for you especially when you are seeking a road less travelled. It was last June when I stumbled into the “Special Needs” section at Barnes & Noble…a store I rarely visit, but just happened to tag along into that particular day. I perused several titles and one title in particular stood out to me: Kids Beyond Limits– Breakthrough results for children with by autism, Aspberger’s, brain damage, ADHD, and undiagnosed developmental delay by Anat Baniel. I flipped through several pages and knew instantly it was a book worth purchasing. I loved that the focus of the Method was to work with a child’s abilities rather than sequestering them based on their dis-abilities. At that point...
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Just Excited

I have much to share, but getting my thoughts out in a blog post is proving to be challenging this frigid morning in Indianapolis. I generally love my two hours of mama time (as if you all don’t already know this), but today I feel immense pressure to get life organized therefore even sitting still is proving to be difficult. Nothing is bad…in fact, life seems to be heading in a direction that I wouldn’t have dreamed possible a year ago when we moved back from Costa Rica. It just feels as if there is so much to do, to get ready, to learn, to research, to explore and just so much life to live. Oh emotions…you seem to surface at the most random times. Yet surprisingly (and...
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The Anat Baniel Method

A couple weeks ago, I was moseying around the “Special Needs” section at Barnes and Noble. While I don’t exactly know what Lola’s special need is, I was up for a bit of insight and what better place to look than at books. A midst the overwhelming stacks of books about Autism – that seems to be the most written about diagnosis in the special needs world, I found a book crammed in between. It was called, Kids Beyond Limits – Breakthrough results for children with autism, Asperger’s, brain damage, ADHD and undiagnosed developmental delays. Perfect, I thought. Lola is now classified as a child with an undiagnosed developmental delay since her lissencephaly diagnosis was retracted. I read the back of the book and I read a couple...
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