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My son has palliser killian syndrome. Where do I start?

My son has palliser killian syndrome. Where do I start?

NIH: The national institutes of health have an excellent website http://ghr.Nlm.Nih.Gov/condition/pallister-killian-mosaic-syndrome. ...Read more

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Dr. Robert Kwok
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How is palliser killian syndrome treated?

How is palliser killian syndrome treated?

Medically and surgic: It is a chromosomal disorder which results from an extra anomalous chromosome. Sometimes it can be detected prenatally by ultrasound. There are specific and varied physical features that identify the syndrome. ...Read more

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Should i tell my son he has peter pan syndrome?

Should i tell my son he has peter pan syndrome?

If you can " own": The impact that parental overprotectiveness had in his ability to become an independent, fully- functional adult with age-appropriate adaptive/self-help & prosocial skills, he'll probably be more receptive. Offer to attend family counseling with him & seek individual therapy to explore your past & current role in the relationship. See:www.Sciencedaily.Com/releases/2007/05/070501112023.Htm. ...Read more

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How can I approach my son who has peterpan syndrome, he is 24yrs old?

Diagnosis?: Is he a young adult w/developmental or psychiatric diagnoses, or just "doesn't want to grow up?" drug use may play a role here, so be sure he is checked for substance use. Assuming he's been properly evaluated medically & psychologically, he can maintain his "boyhood" only if you allow him.If you don't hold him accountable for actions, he will continue to manipulate you. Give ultimatum: work or go. ...Read more

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Son was diagnosed with aspergers syndrome.What could I do to minimize it?

Son was  diagnosed with aspergers syndrome.What could I do to minimize it?

Aspergers: Try this intro http://www.Youtube.Com/watch?V=xg1ngp1ngds best tx includes a team leader for parenting advice as well as lots of social skills groups and training for both the child and the family. Sometimes siblings need help too. ...Read more

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What do you do if people use the r word around your son with down syndrome?

What do you do if people use the r word around your son with down syndrome?

Not worth your time: The people that matter in the life of your child are sensitive to both your feelings and that of your child. Your attention should focus of the givers in life not the gawkers. This term is a bit archaic & commonplace in the vocabulary of those over 50. ...Read more

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I have a son with situs inverses / kartageners syndrome and want to know what I can do to make his life easier?

I have a son with situs inverses / kartageners syndrome and want to know what I can do to make his life easier?

Compliance: The main problems will be with chest infections, which are usually manageable. If junior has seriously compromised lungs, he may want to choose a sport where strength / coordination are more important than aerobic excellence. Situs inversus patients are in demand for testing young physicians' skills -- can you tell the heart's on the right side? ...Read more

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My son was just diagnosed with aspergers syndrome, is there one specific source I should look or read for the best advice?

My son was just diagnosed with aspergers syndrome, is there one specific source I should look or read for the best advice?

Asperger's syndrome: Here are a couple excellent sources of info on asperger's, an autism spectrum disorder: http://www.Ninds.Nih.Gov/disorders/asperger/detail_asperger.Htm http://www.Mayoclinic.Com/health/aspergers-syndrome/ds00551 the following source even includes games for brain training children with asperger's: http://www.Aspergers.Com/. ...Read more

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My son has compartment syndrome. What is it, in a nutshell?

My son has compartment syndrome. What is it, in a nutshell?

Trauma vs exertional: A muscle is "wrapped" in a layer of fascia and multiple muscles are encased in a compartment along with nerves/arteries. In comp.Syn., the pressure in the comp is too high and comp. Contents are being "crushed". Permenant/ irreversible damage can ensue. It is a surgical emergency.Typical cause is trauma. Exertional comp syn is a much milder version due to overuse, is benign, is treated non-surg. ...Read more

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How do I know if my son has tourette syndrome?

How do I know if my son has tourette syndrome?

Motor Movements: First are involuntary motor movements. If there are complex symphonies of movements (arms, head & shoulders moving in stylized fashion) then mm is more serious. If complex movements are above & below waist, it is more severe. Finally if vocalizations are included in the tic complex, you've reached maximum complexity. If these tics disrupt behavior it's more worrisome. See competent expert for dx. ...Read more