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1431Re: [Families of Angelman Syndrome] New to Group

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  • fronkfam
    May 7, 2006
      Now that you mention it, Brayden was also a late walker. He was about
      2-2.5 years old when he started to walk. We were just told that he
      had extrememly low muscle tone.

      We are still waiting for the results of his test for Angelman.


      --- In familiesofangelmansyndrome@yahoogroups.com, "Robbie Montgomery"
      <rmontgomery@...> wrote:
      > We thought Sawyer's difficulties were due to a virus called CMV. I had
      > accepted that too until she started having "drop seizures" I didn't know
      > what they were at the time. I thought she was over tired or it was just
      > due to her poor balance.She would be standing up and then eyes shut
      > briefly and she would catch herself before falling or just fall.
      They were
      > only once in a while a year ago but then they started happening like 10
      > times a day. We went to the neurologist and the first test too came back
      > negative but then they did another specific test FISCH test I think
      and it
      > was positive. We met with geneticists a couple of weeks ago and they
      > my husbands blood and mine to see if this was caused between the two
      of us
      > or if it is something in my family genes.
      > She has two characteristics which don't totally fit AS. She has retinal
      > scarring and she has protowords which start with /b and p/. She has
      > for things and different vocalizations. However, everything else
      fits AS.
      > She is walking and starting to jump and run. I feel she has come so far
      > due to therapy which started when she was 3 months old.
      > Robbie
      > Robbie Montgomery, M.S, SLP-CCC
      > Speech-Language Pathologist
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