Parents Protest State Plan to Cut Funding of Disability Therapy for Infants, Toddlers
Carr, Amy, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Amy Carr Daily Herald Staff Writer
Like most expectant fathers, Kenneth Slaw was dizzy with anticipation over the birth of his new son.
The Buffalo Grove resident stood by his wife during nine months of pregnancy and 17 hours of labor. He held his breath until he heard his son Andrew's first cry and he beamed with pride when he held what he described as "the most beautiful baby the world had ever seen."
But that was where his typical experience ended.
Shortly after Andrew was born, his pediatrician told his parents the boy appeared "floppy" and had no desire to suckle during breast feeding. He appeared to have developmental challenges and …
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Publication information: Article title: Parents Protest State Plan to Cut Funding of Disability Therapy for Infants, Toddlers. Contributors: Carr, Amy - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: September 14, 1996. Page number: 6. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 1996 Gale Group.
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