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Lisa Oltmans replied to Katie's discussion Awaiting Diagnosis
"Hi Katie,  I'm late responding to your inquiry. I am not sure if you've gotten an answer from your doctor yet.  While physicians and the medical world separate kids with SMA into groups, in reality each case is…"
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Katie posted a discussion

Awaiting Diagnosis

Hello,I am currently in the waiting for a diagnosis stage for my 7 month old son. He passed his 6 month well visit with flying colors, even though he seemed very delayed in milestones to me. He has loved to sit since 5 months but never started rolling, doesn't bear weight on his arms or legs, etc. Everyone kept saying he was perfect and just a lazy content baby. Cognitively he is so smart, already has 3 words and laughs all the time. Around 7 months I became increasingly concerned that I…See More
Sep 5
Katie is now a member of SMAspace
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This is my daughter abby she has sma we are new to the site
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Lissa M is now a member of SMAspace
Aug 29
Helen Rutherford posted a discussion

Professional SMA counselling service in the UK

My name is Helen Rutherford and I am a counsellor based in the North East UK. I have a physical disability (SMA type II) and am an electric wheelchair user. I am currently doing some market research into setting up a unique counselling service as I have several years professional experience and a lifetime of personal experience of living with a physical disability. I believe this gives me insight into everyday issues, emotional difficulties, relationship dynamics and I can use this…See More
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Cynthia Cummings posted a discussion


Hi I am new to the group. My daughter has SMA type 1. I have been doing A LOT of research on forms of medical cannabis as it pertains to treatment of neurodegenerative damage however I can't really find anything about CBD and it's possible effects on patients with SMA. does anyone out there know of any studies done on this? Info of any kind would help! I looking for Studies published in medical journals, private studies...etc, or your own personal experience even. Thanks
Aug 21
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Shelley Byrd replied to shahar(Lior's dad,2.5 yr Girl)'s discussion VoiceIt - translating non comprehensible speech
"So exciting! "
Aug 14
Noelle is now a member of SMAspace
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Kirsten Cloutier Grabo is now a member of SMAspace
Aug 11
shahar(Lior's dad,2.5 yr Girl) replied to shahar(Lior's dad,2.5 yr Girl)'s discussion VoiceIt - translating non comprehensible speech
"Hi all,  the Voiceitt indigogo campaign launched. I really think this can make an impact on the quality of life for SMA and also for other family members and friends. Please join the effort and forward this to who might be…"
Aug 10
Lisa Oltmans replied to wen's discussion Wheelchair head mount for type 1, 5 yr old
"You don't have to use the forehead strap but get it in case you ever need it.  Our Dad = wild driver!!! "
Aug 9
Lauren perlman is now a member of SMAspace
Aug 9
wen replied to wen's discussion Wheelchair head mount for type 1, 5 yr old
"Thanks Lisa."
Aug 9


Awaiting Diagnosis

Started by Katie in Other. Last reply by Lisa Oltmans 5 hours ago. 1 Reply


Started by Cynthia Cummings in Other Aug 21. 0 Replies

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