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.
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!
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
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
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.
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 :)
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?
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?
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.