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>Christine, that is really interesting.I know that Susie, our niece, is
>quite a fighter for her Katie.  Katie is now 5 and in kindergarten.  She
>can walk (although learned very late).  She is reading (with the help of a
>computer) at a kindergarten level.  That's pretty amazing to me since they
>had no idea that she would be able to survive long when she was born.
>Susie has fought for her ALL of the way, and I'm sure they would not be
>where they are today if she hadn't.  (This is an interesting situation
>since my husband is a school superintendent and we can see this from both
>sides!)
Thanks for responding!
Mary Ann



Forgive me for butting in but we have a similar situation at our school.
>Perhaps we are getting better co-operation because the child is the
>daughter of one of the teachers.
>The little girl is in junior kindergarten and was born with 2 extra
>chromosomes. She uses sign language and is in a wheelchair. The other kids
>love to help her out. She has parent volunteers to help with her each day.
>The girl's mom has started a sign language class after school for all
>parents and helpers to enable them to better communicate with her daughter.
>This child can also hear and is still learning to walk. Tell her mom to
>keep fighting. Hearing and communicating with people are two different
>things. Every child deserves a chance.
>Christine
>
>At 08:45 PM 07/11/98 -0400, you wrote:
>>>Lee Anne, I usually have to spell my name for people who don't know me.
>>>(Ann with an e??  All one word?)  Do you have the same type of problem
>>>with your name? I know our friend from Australia spells her name Marianne
>>>(at least I think that is correct.)
>>I almost missed your message because of the MOL problem.  Your message came
>>across as undeliverable.  I have been trashing those because I have been
>>getting about 400 of these a day.  Too much for me to read!!  Frustrating!
>>Where do you live?  I have a great-niece in Seattle who is in kindergarten
>>this year.  She was born with a rare chromosome problem and is not able to
>>speak (so far.  They don't know whether she ever will.  There are so few of
>>these cases that they don't know what to predict.)  Anyway, her mom has
>>been having an ongoing battle with the schools about teaching her sign
>>language.  That is what they use at home but the schools have been
>>reluctant to use it with her because she can hear.  Quite a complex
>>problem.
>>Anyway, good to hear from you.  Mary Ann
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>Mary Ann,
>>>
>>>I too have been frustrated with the mail situation. I've seen a few mentions
>>>as to problems but...
>>>
>>>COULD SOMEONE WHO KNOWS WHAT IS GOING ON PLEASE GIVE A CLUE TO THOSE OF
>US WHO
>>>DON'T HAVE A CLUE!!  = - )
>>>
>>>Anyway Mary Ann, I guess that I have missed the fact that you are an
>educator?
>>>I'm in education too, just not teaching now. (Kind of a long story -- I
>am now
>>>an educational interpreter for the deaf.)
>>>
>>>Well, I really need to go, we're going out hospital bed shopping.  I hate
>>>doing this, but when Mom comes here (soon) she has to have one.
>>>
>>>Love and take care,
>>>
>>>((((Mary Ann))))!  -- oh by the way how many different ways does your
>name get
>>>misspelled?,  Lee Anne
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