My son 6yr has 18p-22q11.2 and as a result of these two conditions has hypotonia and hypermobility and uses a fist grip rather than a pincer resulting in his ability to write being limited to around 10-15 words in an hour. he is now starting to suffer and fall so far behind in school. He also has hearing loss and is fitted with transmitters in school.
The advice I have received from everyone has been so helpful and comforting so I thought I would throw another question out there :) We have been discussing school alot recently..public school v.s a day student at a school for the blind. We still have about a year until she is preschool age but if we choose a school for the blind, we need to start the process of moving asap.
Dear Comrades (And I do not use that word lightly. It is a war we fight everyday for our children), I have a dilemma that I am struggling with and really need other parents thoughts who go through the same worries that I feel everyday. Berkley (my angel) has been blind since birth. She has some thyroid problems, however other than that she is "normal"! What a term..."normal".
I would love to know at how old are blind kids ready to start going to school?
I have a partially sighted baby who is 1 year 4 months old. I would love to know when she can start going to school.
And how I can get the best toys for her since in our country we can hardly find any.