Author Archives: Angela

About Angela

Super-powered, Special Ed teacher and special needs mama to FOUR (!) children with an assortment of special needs; including Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy and Prader Willi Syndrome. Our family features a heavy dose of good ol' ADHD). I blog about our halfpastnormal life.

Not quite gone, or forgotten

  OK folks, I’m officially going to put good ol’ halfpastnormal into semi-permeant retirement as I work on a few other projects. So what you’ll see are our greatest hits, and a few reference pages about Prader-Willi Syndrome and Duchenne … Continue reading

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Halfpastnormal – Moving with kids

  Thoughts on moving with kids: One word – don’t OK, sometimes you have no choice. We had to move, and the place we’re at now is WAAAAY better for our quirky needs. Accessible bathroom – check Wheelchair ramp – … Continue reading

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Nine. A couple days ago a nine year old with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy passed away. Nine years old. Nine. Dogs live longer than this child did. For you folks out there that know me, the long-time listeners, first time callers … Continue reading

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