Tags » Developmental Disorders

Relapse or "dip"?

A few days ago Sara started to shows signs of decline.  The ups and downs of her issues are not new to me — even at her worst Sara had “good days” and “bad days” – so I am used to seeing the pendulum swing in extremes on a regular basis. 694 more words

Chronic Fatigue

"It's all in her head"

Last Summer  we took Sara to a Neurologist (our last hope for being told what was happening to her) and we were told that everything she was reporting was “in her head”.  821 more words


Summer School Success!

Last year Sara was unable to properly attend school as a result of her declining health.  Her final report card showed that she was absent, late or sent home over 150 days last year.    495 more words

Chronic Fatigue

How the Protocol works!

This is a VERY simple protocol but it works in a very complex ways.  The protocol itself only calls for a daily dose of Inulin (prebiotic), Omega 3 (fish oil) and Omega 9 (olive oil) and an abstinence of Probiotics and Omega 6 (soy). 395 more words

Learning Disorders

Of mice, men and proteasomes; OTUD6B variant causes intellectual and physical disability

One of Dr. Magdalena Walkiewicz’s patients had not received a genetic diagnosis for his condition that included a number of intellectual and physical disabilities. After following the appropriate protocols, Walkiewicz, an assistant professor of molecular and human genetics at… 823 more words


D is for Dyspraxia

My teenage son has dyspraxia. When I tell people this, most of them give me a politely blank look, meaning, “I have no idea what you’re talking about but I’m too embarrassed to tell you.” And this is the response I’ve also had from his teachers during his 10 years at school. 820 more words

Creative Non-fiction

A striking number of genetic changes can occur early in human development

Dr. Pengfei Liu has a challenging job.  As the assistant laboratory director of Baylor Genetics and assistant professor of molecular and human genetics at Baylor College of Medicine… 1,046 more words

Human Genetics