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Good school in Tustin?

I have a 4.5 year old and we are considering moving to Tustin Ranch in Orange County, CA. Anyone know if the schools have a good program for kids with Autism or where I can find ratings for special education for the schools in the district? Thanks.

tags: Anyone know if Tustin Unified school district is good for children with Autism?

posted about 3 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Anyone going to be at the advocacy training in Raleigh on Sept 9?

Hi! I am wondering if anyone else from MAT will be at the advocacy training in Raleigh, NC next Wed. I would love to say "Hi!" in person!
http://wakecountyautismsociety.org/

tags: IEP advocacy training Raleigh NC

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Looking for a better school for autistic nonverbal talented child

Hello, Parents and Providers.
Let me say first a little about us. I have an almost 4 y.o autistic child who is considered to be nonverbal, but can count to 20, sings a lot of nursery rhymes (has a good memory) , knows alphabet, can read short words out of 3-4 letters and has a great sense of rhythm in music. My child was diagnosed with autism disorder ( wide spectrum) in early 2013. We are attending a 2nd year of pre-k where she is bored and… read more

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Our therapeutic day school was for Autism but there are options for a variety of special needs. I think you are asking shundrikka.

posted about 20 hours ago

Has anyone changed from an ABA to a full time Floor Time program?

Our 6 year old speaks in mostly words and phrases. He easily accomplished pre academics. He is in a full time ABA prog with group time which is slowly helping his behavior. Aggression is almost gone unless very excited around kids. He is waiting longer and eloping less. Tolerance to no will soon be introduced. We notice that he quickly learns and generalizes language but is not reciprocal for long. He also struggles to use new language… read more

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Does anyone have an only child (with ASD) by choice or circimstance ?

Does anyone have an only child (child with ASD) by choice or circumstance? I would love to hear how it is going, how you feel and how you came to that decision. Pros and cons.

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Clothing

Charlie for some reason is STILL growing! She loves wearing all those Disney and cute print and t shirts like that. But she's been growing like crazy I can't really find clothing that fits her that's 'cute' she's very picky and she only wears t shirts or nothing else!

Does anyone know where I can get them cute kids like shirts ? That won't cost me a fortune? Haha. Thanks :)

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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@A MyAutismTeam User she loves painting and hands on stuff. But she's not into wearing them haha.

@A MyAutismTeam User
We're getting her clothes from target and stuff… read more

posted 1 day ago

Both parents are in denial re Aspergers child's behavior issues. Any suggestions?

I am currently helping an Aspergers child with behavior issues and both parents are in denial and feel the child should be placed in an unrealistic setting. Any suggestions?

tags: in denial Aspergers autism Parent Training

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Do they recognize he has Asperger at all or are they in denial about that too?
When my son started kindegarten, he immediately had problems but we didnt see them and… read more

posted 1 day ago

I HAVE A 22 YEAR OLD THAT THE DOCTOR IS PUTTING HIM ON LATUDA ANYONE OUT THERE HAVE THERE CHILD ON THIS DRUG ?

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Thank you for responding to my question. We just did a genetic cheek swab to see what meds he can tolerate.Joey really has not been on meds , but now is having alot of… read more

posted about 14 hours ago

Relocating to Grosse Point

We're relocating to Grosse Point Farms and wanted to see if anyone had experience with any public elementary schools regarding Autisum, mainstreaming classrooms, IEP cooperation ... Etc in the district.

We have a six year old going into first grade on the Autisum spectrum.

Any suggestions on speech, occupational, social therapies in the area?

Thank Guys

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

It's better if I send my 4 years old son to a regular preschool? He was diagnosed last week with low-stage of autism..

I was wandering if it will be better if I send him to a regular preschool so he can be surrounding by children that are more advanced then him so maybe he can push him self to be part of the group and maybe trying to reach for their level.

tags: difficulties interacting with other people repeating the same "words" every time toilet issues

posted 4 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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To me at this age social skills are not the most important factor getting your child the help they need to progress is. If the staff is not trained in ASD and does not… read more

posted 3 days ago
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