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So the neurologist talked with me in length about Nathan's NICU stay and my concerns... I even brought pictures for him to look at that showed how small he was and how bad his oxygen levels sometimes were..
He did a few things with Nate and said Nathan is pretty hypotonic... he has low muscle tone and muscle control. Which is why he scored a 0/12 on the motor skills assessment at school.
He's also a little concerned about Nathan's weight/height.
I told him I had been concerned as well but the pediatricians keep telling me as long as he is growing it's nothing to worry about it.
So he ordered a full endocrine work up (thyroid, prolactin, testosterone) and is checking growth hormones. If those are off it could account for the hypotonia.
We go back on November 11th for a brain wave scan thingy and am EMG test.
Then back on November 26th for all the results.
He says if anyone asks just tell them Nathan has numerous developmental delays..
I said * I already do*. We go to his first OT session on Friday morning!
We had the OT evaluation this morning and They've recommended that Nathan receive physical therapy and occupational therapy 2x a week for at least 6 months...
He scored very low on the assessment today... he pretty much has the physical strength of a 16-18 month old instead of a 4 yr old