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Old 08-05-2008, 07:35 PM   #1
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First time really speaking up in here, but I'm elated!!!

Hi everyone, I don't really know how to introduce myself but I've been fostering my nephew for almost a year, he'll be 2 in November. He's slightly behind in most areas and I'm constantly afraid of the effects of my sister's drinking/drugs while he was in utero. It's been a constant fight to try and get her to be involved in his life, to show up for visits, have something to do with him. To ACKNOWLEDGE that he's most likely affected with FASD.
Well I came home from work today to a message on my machine - my sister filled out the paperwork for an FASD assessment on my nephew!!!!!!! I go to pick it up tomorrow and fill out my portion and I guess I'll take it from there.
I've watched my sister grow up and suffer with FASD (we're all adopted from different families) and I want to get an early intervention if this is what I'm actually dealing with. You have no idea how relieved I am!

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Old 08-05-2008, 09:28 PM   #2
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That's great. Kudos to you for being proactive!!!
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Old 08-05-2008, 10:35 PM   #3
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That is great!
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Old 08-10-2008, 08:05 PM   #4
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That's wonderful that you can get him help early if he needs it, and that you are being so proactive in getting it!
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Old 08-10-2008, 08:34 PM   #5
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Great for you being so proactive and helping your nephew get the assistance he needs!
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