Early Intervention

Switching Gears: From Physical Therapy to Speech Therapy

When I told Ms Mary, L’s Early Intervention (EI) physical therapist, that the neurologist suggested physical therapy (PT) once a week to help with his low muscle tone (hypotonia), she rolled her eyes at the idea. We learned that if we supplement L’s PT with an outside provider, we wouldn’t be able to use the PT services… Read More Switching Gears: From Physical Therapy to Speech Therapy

Early Intervention

L Visits the Pediatric Orthopedist and AFOs

At the suggestion of Ms Mary, I spoke with L’s pediatrician about seeing a pediatric orthopedist about his pronating ankles at his 18 month well visit. She agreed and also agreed with the specific doctor Ms Mary suggested. So in August we met with the pediatric orthopedist. They didn’t have any available appointments close by… Read More L Visits the Pediatric Orthopedist and AFOs

Early Intervention

L’s Early Intervention Re-Assessment

L had his Early Intervention reassessment a few weeks ago. Ms Mary arrived with one of the early intervention coordinators. I told Ms Mary that the pediatrician suggested seeing a neurologist and she immediately turned her nose up at the idea. She really doesn’t think L’s low tone is because of any kind of neurological issue. I’ve… Read More L’s Early Intervention Re-Assessment