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Looong overdue intro

I don't usually post/comment.  But, I've been lurking for 3 years.  I started reading when my DD was diagnosed with Nystagmus and Heart Failure over a 2 mo.period.  Due to they nystagmus, they thought that she had Neuroblastoma so we spent several days ruling that out.  Then a month later, she was in severe heart failure.  Long story short.  She ended up having Alstrom Syndrome.  It's extremely rare, causes blindness, hearing loss, multi-organ failure.  she also has echolalia, dev. delay, hypotonia, wears SMO's, extremely photophobic because her eyes don't have a natural light filter, possible urinary retention, and some others I'm sure I forgot.  We have an appt with Dev Peds Psychologist for a full ASD eval in 1 mo.  I have learned SO much from you ladies.  Especially about ASD.  I really need to start posting more, especially to have the support here.

Re: Looong overdue intro

  • Welcome! This is a great board and I too have learned a lot about ASD from these ladies.
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    Olivia Kate is almost 4!
    Diagnosed with autism this year and doing great!
  • Hi!! And welcome. Wink


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  • Welcome!
    WAY 2 Cool 4 School


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  • Welcome. I only started posting a short while ago and have learned alot too.
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