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03.27.03
12:12
Longterm expectations?
Stephanie Halland (Halland_mom@hotmail.com)
Hi, my son has spastic Quad CP, he is 5 years old and rides around in a power wheelchair. He is articulate and bright, can't walk or stand. He is quite involved but no other complications(no g-tube,seiziures, etc) I still feel new to this whole life, but I have been told by doctors that cp is not a progressive thing. Saying all that as background for my question, can anyone give me information on what I can expect physically with my son? I know not exactly but generally? One of my other sons has a little girl in his class with cp,she is in a wheelchair, and I noticed that in the timeline that the class made, there were pictures of her from her whole life (she is around 10 now) and it was startling how much she has seems to be getting progressively more involved. What can I expect for my son? Will he stay at the point he is at or will he go forward or backward in his involvement? Am I expecting too much to have any answers at all?
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03.28.03
23:21
progression
03.29.03
20:17
Long Term Expectations?
03.29.03
20:20
Long Term Expectations?
04.16.03
15:11
Spastic Muscle treatment
Brad Bulifant (bulifant2@hotmail.com)
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