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Old 01-30-2013, 06:22 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by mom1mg View Post
Thanks everyone. We are on the road. I have a new SLP meeting her tomorrow with her early intervention worker. (IDP for those Canadian mamas). We have a ped appointment on the 12th (peds are specialists here) and I will ask to be sent for the ABR. Depending on what the ped thinks I may try to self refer to the early hearing loss program. I think generally parents should have a better idea of what kind of loss hearing loss they are dealing with before being referred but it isn't going to hurt to get a jump on the paperwork and potential waitlist. Thanks everyone SO MUCH. I'm having a really hard time with this - I lost my cell phone charger and ended up crying in my driveway for 30 minutes - lol. It isn't because of the hearing issues though, it's because we've BTDT having a special needs child and it is NEVER as simple as it seems like it is going to be. I already have kids in an average of 10 hours of therapy A WEEK and I just don't know how I am going to manage another new team
Oh mama, I know! But the good news is you've dealt with the system generally so you have a leg up there! Good luck! Feel free to PM if you want to know anything else about my DD and our journey. Seeing how much progress she's made I'm so happy we jumped on it early!
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