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Athetoid CP
Apr 4, 2006
... I was wondering if the movements usually start when the child is an infant or if they happen over time. My daughter has been diagnosed with spastic quadriplegia but she does some funny things when she is upset with her arms and sometimes her tongue. How can I know if those indicate athetoid CP? ... (0 replies)
... Hi! My boyfriend, Patrick, is moving from California to Virginia this July. He has spastic quadriplegia CP and receives health care coverage from the government (Medical). I know that Virginia has Medicare, too, and that it is supposed to be a nation-wide plan. However, we're confused as to how to handle this switch after he moves. Should Patrick fill out paperwork and... (0 replies)
... Hope, You know, when I read your most recent post on this subject, I found I could totally understand where you're coming from. I was often put down by my mother because I had lots of teenage acne. I was so shy and felt awkward by my intelligence and my appearance that I found it hard to put myself out there. My first boyfriend was from the Internet. My current... (11 replies)

... of children with spastic quadriplegia live to be 20. The biggest causes of death in kids with cp were apiration and pnemonia. ... (4 replies)
... has spastic quadriplegia CP, where he is completely dependent on his wheelchair and assistance from others. ... (11 replies)
For Steffers2318
Nov 28, 2005
... I just wanted to say that my boyfriend, who has spastic Quadriplegia, was given an IQ test at the age of 1 1/2. He was asked to stack blocks. First of all, since he was under the age of two, that seems like a difficult task to ask. Secondly, someone should have considered the fact that this task was too difficult for him to handle. The psychologist quite incorrectly... (4 replies)
I finally did IT!
Oct 19, 2005
... As an AB person who is dating and planning to marry a wonderful man who has Spastic Quadriplegia, I can help you out! ... (10 replies)
Aug 2, 2005
... Hi! My boyfriend has spastic quadriplegia, too. He's six feet tall but only weighs around 100 lbs. Even his nurse, during her last visit, insisted he gain more weight. ... (5 replies)
... I definitely have good days and bad days, and the weather affects me very much. I have spastic quadriplegia, with my legs more affected than my arms. When it's cold my arms stiffen up quickly. They bend at the elbows and I hold them very close to my body. ... (13 replies)
... I am new to this message board, and I have a 17 month old daughter who we have been told repeatedly is developmentally delayed. She is now in OT, PT, and ST. She can walk, but she walks unbalanced, and with a wide gait. I have been doing a lot of research on CP, because her doctor said that she had ruled it out, and found out that there are 4 different types of CP. One... (12 replies)
... I first tell people I have CP and then spastic quadriplegia if they want to know more. ... (33 replies)
... Musicmaker is absolutely correct. Now if someone wants to know what kind of CP I have I tell them spastic quadriplegia :) (33 replies)
... My twins are 17 months old. One has been diagnosed with spastic quadriplegia and the other does not have an offical CP diagnoses but is being treated as if he does because he is severely delayed. ... (13 replies)
... hmm, very interesting! Now that I think about it, whenever I try to walk with a straight posture (because my parents get on my case about it), I fall over. (12 replies)
... JellyRJFan, whatever posture we develop, it helps us get around. I was told by a doctor once, that if he straightened my back, I wouldn't be able to walk. My center of balance would be so thrown off, that I would be helpless (12 replies)
... I love the poem as well, it's beautiful! I have scoliosis too, but I didn't develop it until recently (within the last year or so)... I have had very "weird" (or so other people tell me) posture all my life. (12 replies)
... hey sponge bob mom- Im sorry to hear about your son! I hope my son does not have it. Bless you and your family. If you have anymore help or can tell me anymore symptoms, I would appreciate it. (12 replies)
... Do you have aol or msn? we could chat if you have any other questions. (12 replies)
... Yes, my son leans to one side. And "commando style" is on their belly and dragging themselves with their arms. Unfortunately, as I said, Drs. are very sketchy about daignosing CP. Ask for a copy of his medical records. (12 replies)
... A Mother's Plea to Other Parents My darling son is almost two His life has just begun. His eyes so full of mischief, His smile outshines the sun. He isn't like the other boys, unable to run and play. Yet he doesn't notice his differences, For he's known no other way. (12 replies)

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