April 2012: IEP Transition Meeting with General Ed school. How exciting!
December 2011: final IEP Meeting in Special Ed. Decision made to mainstream for Fall 2012-2013 school year.
October 2011: We begin private OT once per week.
June 3, 2011: Tonsillectomy, Adenoidectomy, and Left lateral eye muscle resection.
May 24, 2011: IEP Meeting. This is how they all should be!
May 2011: consult with ENT. Tonsils and Adenoids must come out. Plans are put into motion.
May 2011: Meeting with School District Administration. It shouldn't have to come to this, should it?
April 2011: Parent-Teacher Conference...and the Principal!
March 2011: ENT recommends tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy soon.
January 2011: IEP Meeting...and the 1st mention of "mainstreaming"...EEK!
December 2010: looks like a revision of eye surgery is in our future.
November 2010: Inclusion increased to 42% of her school day.
August 2010: 1st grade!
March 2010: Inclusion increased to 35% of her school day.
January 8, 2010: Kaitlyn admitted to hospital for 23 hour observation for large bowel obstruction and ileus.
August 26, 2009: Full time Kindergarten with two hours of private speech therapy a week. Let's see how this one goes!
August 20, 2009: Kaitlyn's 1st Day of Kindergarten
April 20, 2009: IEP/Kindergarten Transition Meeting
April 2, 2009: ENT Appointment: Normal hearing exam
February 2009: Special Education Classroom Visit
January 2009: 3 year re-eval and school IEP Meeting
January 2008: School IEP Meeting
February 2007: Kaitlyn's eye surgery at Loyola with Dr. McDonnell (the man walks on water!)
November 2006: Begin private-pay speech therapy for apraxia diagnosis
November 6, 2006: Graduation from Physical Therapy for Torticollis! Woo-Hoo!
October 24, 2006: 1st day of Early Childhood Education
October 24, 2006: 1st meeting with Dr. McDonnell (Pediatric Opthamologist @ Loyola)
October 2006: Official evaluation for Early Childhood Education
February 2006: Begins vision therapy
January 30, 2006: Visual Acuity and Visual Evoked Response Testing
January 12, 2006: Strabismus Testing
December 16, 2005: Visual Evoked Responses
December 14, 2005: Our 1st appointment with Dr. Margolis, Vision Therapist
December 9, 2005: Kaitlyn is diagnosed with "lazy eye" and needs urgent surgery (um, this Dr. was fired after the appointment!)
September 2005: Kaitlyn begins Parent-Children School Program
May 2005: 2nd ENT appointment with OAE to confirm normal hearing
May 2005: 1st IFSP Meeting
March 2005: Begin State of Illinois Early Intervention Program
December 2004: EEG to rule out seizures (normal EEG, just self-stimulating eye rolling movements)
Sept 2004: 1st appointment with ENT to confirm normal hearing
February 2004: begins physical therapy for congenital torticollis
December 2003: hospitalized with viral meningitis
Oct 21, 2003 @ 5:21pm: Kaitlyn is born
California Trip: Universal Studios, Hollywood
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