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  • Mulberry, FL
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Psychology Appt
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So I did it, I made an appt for my daughter to see a psychologist to be evaluated for ADD/ADHD.  I am torn up inside regarding this.  I was really hoping I did not have to go this route but it seems…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Shawn Spivey Nov 26, 2013.

Wheelchair Ramp Donation

Hey Everyone,I was wondering if anyone out there knew of an organization that donates wheelchair ramps to those in need.  My cousin in law has 3 adopted children, the youngest a boy (9) using leg…Continue

Started Jun 24, 2013

Discovery testing in kindergarten
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Can anyone tell me what happens with the discovery testing. My daughter is doing it today and tomorrow. Was told she did it in January and did well but I was just wondering what it actually was.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tracy Fritchman May 9, 2013.

Stomach Bug Going Around
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Was wondering if anyone out there has experienced a stomach bug in the last few weeks.  My daughter woke up early Monday morning sick to her stomach.  Threw up most of the day and then started…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tracy Fritchman May 2, 2013.

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Tracy Fritchman replied to Stephanie Walker's discussion Brighthouse internet
"I very rarely have any issues with my Brighthouse.  I have Brighthouse internet at home, at work, at the in laws, fathers house, numerous family members.  We are all very satisfied with them.  If there ever is a issue they are…"
Mar 24
Tracy Fritchman replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Our Next Giveaway: Fun For Spring Family Time
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Mar 6
Tracy Fritchman replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Why I Took My 7-Year-Old to a Tattoo Parlor
"We had my daughter's ears pierced by her pediatrician when she was 2 months.  He used a sterile needle and just poked it through, cleaned the ear (because it bled) and we put the earrings in.  Never had an issue with them…"
Jan 21
Tracy Fritchman replied to Tabby's discussion Holiday Blah's
"Definitely been a blah Christmas in my house. My families both sides have seem to got away from the whole spirit of Christmas and family coming together. Started with my daughters birthday party on the 21st when some family members with kids decided…"
Dec 26, 2013
Tracy Fritchman replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Researchers Investigate If Peanuts During Pregnancy Curb Nut Allergies in Offspring
"I don't think I ate anymore then I normally would if I wasn't pregnant.  My daugther is not allergic to any nuts.  She did get sick when she was 4 from eating cashews but I think that was because she ate to many."
Dec 26, 2013
Tracy Fritchman replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion PolkMoms Giveaway: 'Loom Magic' A Book That Your Kids Will Want!
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Dec 19, 2013
Tracy Fritchman replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion Contest Time: Hang'em and Hatch'em Eggs- Ornaments with Surprises Inside
"Entered. Hope I win. : )"
Dec 2, 2013
Shawn Spivey replied to Tracy Fritchman's discussion Psychology Appt
"Tracy, I am so happy that you feel more at ease and you have armed yourself with information and know-how when helping your daughter. I've known a lot of children on medication, and many it helped tremendously.   Those that seemed to have…"
Nov 26, 2013
Tracy Fritchman replied to Tracy Fritchman's discussion Psychology Appt
"We went to the physchologist this morning and everything went good.  I was a little emotional at times but this whole thing has just overwhelmed me.  Kylie was great with the doctor.  He commented on how at ease she was there and…"
Nov 25, 2013
Over-wrked Momma replied to Tracy Fritchman's discussion Psychology Appt
"I too am with you and I think we discussed this last year.  We had him evaluated last year at the end of school year by a phschologist who diagnosed him with ADHD and we put different alternative therapies in place such as structure…"
Nov 15, 2013
Maryann Dodd replied to Tracy Fritchman's discussion Psychology Appt
"Psycholgists in the state of Florida that cannot prescribe medications. Only in New Mexico and, I believe Louisiana can they. Even Nurse Practitioners cannot, as far as I know, prescribe Schedule II (controlled substances) medications....such as…"
Nov 14, 2013
Tracy Fritchman replied to Tracy Fritchman's discussion Psychology Appt
"This is through my insurance company and that is who they referred me to.  I was told by them that psychiatrists do not test for ADHD, that you have to go to a psychologist for that and some psychologist can prescribe medication.  At this…"
Nov 14, 2013
Maryann Dodd replied to Tracy Fritchman's discussion Psychology Appt
"Tracy, a psychologist cannot prescribe medications.  They do counseling...talk therapy, that kind of thing.  So, a psychologist will only refer you to a psychiatrist for medications after all of the approaches she tries/recommends…"
Nov 14, 2013
Jmarr replied to Tracy Fritchman's discussion Psychology Appt
"There are lots of interventions you can try first before meds and the psychologist should know of some. Are you going to get an IEP with the school? That will give her some protections, and she will get some extra help. You can go to ADHD support…"
Nov 13, 2013
Tracy Fritchman posted a discussion

Psychology Appt

So I did it, I made an appt for my daughter to see a psychologist to be evaluated for ADD/ADHD.  I am torn up inside regarding this.  I was really hoping I did not have to go this route but it seems my daughter is just having more and more difficulties in concentrating, focusing and staying on task.  It is an everyday thing with her at school and now that she is in 1st grade her grades are slipping because she is not finishing her work or focusing on it and getting them wrong.  She is very…See More
Nov 13, 2013
Tracy Fritchman replied to Shawn Spivey's discussion What Happened To Interpretation and Variance? School Vocab Tests Making This Mom Irked
"I would definitely speak with the teacher regarding your daughters paper.  Both words make sense and she her own feels when explaining why it was wrong.  I, also, feel that the paper should not have had words so closely related because it…"
Sep 25, 2013

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