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This is a discussion on Totally NOT orchids or even plants within the Orchid Community Support and Special Projects forums, part of the The Outback Terrace Bar category; I just have a need to tell this. My son is 5. He has Cerebral ...

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    Talking Totally NOT orchids or even plants

    I just have a need to tell this. My son is 5. He has Cerebral Palsy. He has been through hell. He spoke only 15 words when he was 3. Tonight, he sang me "The Itsy Bitsy Spider". I cried. Sorry, just had to share.


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    I believe only very special children are given such challenges. He obviously is your special boy...and i'm glad to hear he is making progress! Hang in there mom...

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    Thank you so much, Connie.

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    thats wonderful and totally ok to share it here!!!

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    Jonada, that is so touching! I understand how you feel, believe me. My wife and I are god-parents to my cousin's daughter who is autistic and one of my nieces has Down syndrome. I applaud you and all parents with special children for coping with the situation.

    Both my god-daughter and niece are doing quite well. The former is helping out in a day care centre and he latter is attending special school and showing great progress.

    Annd as Connie says- : hang in there ,mom.

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    That is amazing! I am so happy for you. Thanks for sharing this news with our community.

    Cheers,
    BD

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    That is so wonderful and I am very happy for you. I wish your little boy all the best.

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    My granddaughter Lydia was born 3 months premature and has struggled. We all have stories, thank you Jonada, so much, for sharing a part of yours. Itsy Bitsy Spider, a tune you will not soon forget.

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    Thank you all for the wonderful comments. And, Don, Itsy Bitsy Spider is my favorite song now for some reason.

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