somatropin

Calendar

January 2011
M T W T F S S
« Dec   Feb »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31  

Pages

Archives

Blogroll






 

 

By Denise Bachman

 

Like many first-time moms, Lauren Moye is a bit apprehensive about her 5-year-old son’s first day of kindergarten.

 

But her concerns have nothing to do with separation anxiety. As a single parent who works full time at Fairmont Supply Co., Moye takes her son, Jayden Thompson, to day care on a daily basis.

 

On Sept. 1, though, Jayden will be boarding a school bus bound for Washington Park Elementary, and sometimes he doesn’t deal well with change.

 

Jayden has an autism spectrum disorder. He was diagnosed at age 3 by doctors at Children’s Hospital in Pittsburgh with pervasive developmental disorder, which is characterized by delays in socialization and communication.

 

“I’m terrified of school and wondering whether he’ll go on the school bus,” Moye said while Jayden played with some of his superhero action figures in the family’s Washington apartment.

 

“I know deep down in my heart, he’ll be OK,” she said.

 

Jayden has a strong support system, starting with his mom, who has been his biggest advocate ever since she noticed a delay in his speech. Even though she was told all Jayden needed was speech therapy, she had her doubts.

 

Read in Full: 

http://www.observer-reporter.com/or/localnews/08-22-2010-Jayden-Thompson-autism-education



Leave a Reply

*