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    Poll: My DD16 is L1-2 incomplete. She has some...

    My DD16 is L1-2 incomplete. She has some troubles, but I would not consider her as having a severe disability. Call her 'disabled' to her face, and I hope you aren't standing too close, because she...
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    Doin' OK

    We found out- the hard way- that my DD16 won't be able to drive with regular controls..and are having her evaluated next week to see what modifications she will need. looks like maybe just a left...
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    Driving (me crazy!)

    Hi Everyone,

    She was using her left foot b/c her control and proprioception is better in that leg, and it actually is pretty easy just to scootch over and drive left-footed, you just have to...
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    car hand controls?

    Hi Everyone,
    Well, we learned the hard way today that no matter how much our DD16 wants to pretend she hasn't been injured, it isn't going to happen. She was hoping that she would have the...
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    kids w/ sci

    I wanted to say that things haven't changed that much recently. My currently 16yo was injured just after her 14th birthday, and she was real 'popular' for a short time while everyone wanted to be-or...
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    level

    My DD16 is L1-2 incomplete, which is very close to these level.

    M.Elston Mother of a teen who no longer wishes to be identified by her injury. **rolling eyes**
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    continuing PT

    My Daughter who is 20 months post-injury and almost 16 years old has been in outpatient PT pretty consistantly since injury. I believe it has benifited her alot, and I don't believe she would be...
  8. Thread: Walking SCI's

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    Walking

    My DD who is 15 has been walking since about two months post. At 18mos post she uses orthotic inserts in her shoes, and sometimes resorts to hiking poles to keep her stablized. she is one tough...
  9. Thread: We're Back!!

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    Shriners Visit

    Hi Laura!

    Aren't those people great to the kids up there? I remember my DD actually cried when she first got into one of those tiny titanium chairs and played basketball. Chris the Rec Dir. is...
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    Wants to Dance

    Hi Everyone,
    I was reading about the dance company in Quebec that Max posted about and it made me think about the dilemna that we have going on here. My daughter wants to take dance lessons. She...
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    Poll: I don't get a paycheck, but...

    I work my butt off every day, as I'm sure you all do. I'm a homeschooling mom to my two daughters. I'm glad we have this educational option. It has made our lives so much easier! I know she would...
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    Bladder Return

    Hi There.

    This is how my daughter had return of control over her bladder. From the first times she could start to have sensation, and go on her own, to returning to 'normal' was about 8 months....
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    checking on a Doctor.

    Hi Everyone,

    Has anyone ever had any dealings with one Stephen I. Esses, M.D. currently at Baylor in Houston? I have his CV (in part) in front of me, but would like to hear any dealings anyone...
  14. Thread: Lost on site

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    Lost on site

    Hi Friends,

    I know that I've read somewhere that there is a place on the site that one can enquire about specific Dr.s and facilities, but I am unable to find it. Can you direct me?

    Thanks ...
  15. Thread: Lost my son

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    Mazey

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your dear son. You are so right that we never know what is around the very next corner. Please accept my deepest sympathy.

    M.Elston SCI Mom to 15YO incomplete...
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    Dress Shoes...

    Hi Glory,

    I've just been through this, and I do wish I had a good answer! We had to find dress shoes my DD15 could wear with her equipment, and the search lead up to Naturalizer, where we...
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    Hi Everyone, OK, I'm unmasked. I'm a 'Trama-...

    Hi Everyone,
    OK, I'm unmasked. I'm a 'Trama- life in the ER" watcher, also. I didn't say 'fan' because it is almost like a fix, and I don't view it as entertainment, either. I do watch it less...
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    Scary Accident

    Hi Everyone,

    Today on our way home, we came across a teenaged neighbor girl of ours that had just rolled her new car into a revine, while trying to avoid hitting a critter. I called 911,...
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    Thanks for the reminder

    I'm making up an information list *Today* for my daughter, who looks AB, to carry with her. What the heck would happen if she were hospitalized someplace that didn't realise her special needs! eek!...
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    Fabulous Night!

    M. had a wonderful, fabulous night! I stayed at the home of her date and watched a chick flick w/ the other mom. They got back to the house about midnight and she was still bouncing off the walls....
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    A night to Remember

    Hi Everyone,

    Just had to share this somewhere. My daughter is going dancing tonight. Some 15yo's would have been most concerned about their hair or dress. M's biggest hurtle was shoes....
  22. Things that make you wonder...

    Hi Becky,
    I think I might have run into this person also. Once I started pointing out inconsistancies in the story, the person broke contact. The details you have given are close to those I...
  23. Me, Too

    I'm interested in any information I can get. I'm always keeping up on the latest. I've long since stopped relying solely on the medical community for my best information.

    Cheer!

    M.Elston SCI...
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    Therapy!?

    Man, I thought you said "COOKIE" therapy, and I was all for it! http://sci.rutgers.edu/forum/images/smilies/smile.gif

    That salmon does look good....I've got the kid upstairs chopping veggies for...
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    Go, have a look.

    Hi Sue,

    you need to go have a look if you can. Your instincts may send you one way or another. I'd talk to the SCI nurses here. They have the experience you lack. Good luck to you. Take care...
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