Tourettes Tales
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September, 2015

Our first glimpse into the world of Tourette Syndrome
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Finally A Diagnosis

By On September 30, 2015

George started his psychotherapy sessions in October 2012.  During this time he was seen on his own every week and my husband and I had a separate meeting every other week.  Gradually,… Read More

Lovely Land and Angry Land
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Plodding Along

By On September 30, 2015

We began to give up on ever getting a diagnosis for George. After a long time of attending family therapy and not getting anywhere we had another meeting with CAMHS and they… Read More

General

bloglovin.com

By On September 29, 2015

You can now also find me on www.bloglovin.com Follow my blog with Bloglovin… Read More

George and Henry meeting their new sister
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Another Addition

By On September 29, 2015

In November 2010 we discovered we were expecting a surprise third baby.  George had been asking for a sister for such a long time, we were worried how he would take it… Read More

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CAMHS

By On September 29, 2015

With no diagnosis in place George was still in no man’s land, it was hard to access other support networks without knowing what was wrong with George.  It was difficult to explain his… Read More

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Statement of Special Educational Needs

By On September 28, 2015

It was clear towards the end of George’s time in nursery that he would need more help in Reception, the school applied for a Statement of Special Educational Needs.  George was turned… Read More

George's 1st Day at School 2010
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Wrong

By On September 28, 2015

George started reception at the same school where he had attended nursery.  Starting school is a huge milestone for any child, we were especially proud of George that day, even if we… Read More

George taking part in Children in Need day at nursery.
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Time for School

By On September 28, 2015

George was due to start nursery school a few weeks after his 3rd birthday.  We were extremely worried about him starting.  I was able to have a chat over the phone with… Read More

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Help Arrives

By On September 26, 2015

It was becoming very difficult to attend toddler groups during this time, I would have to constantly follow George and not take my eye off him in case he threw something or… Read More

The Incredible Years
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Parenting School

By On September 26, 2015

Not knowing what to expect, I went along as suggested by CAMHS to the parenting course, this ran for 12 weeks every Friday morning and George was given a place in the… Read More