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Diagnoses Question

I have been pursuing testing for my 7yo girl for years and have always been told she was too young to diagnose (or give a definitive "no"). She has always exhibited symptoms typical of a child with Asberger's or ASD, but the previous psychologist who was supposed to test her only said he could tell by looking at her she didn't have it and didn't test her.

It's been about six months and we haven't pursued testing since, but she has started saying semi suicidal things and her anxiety is just so… read more

posted about 1 hour ago by A MyAutismTeam User

How to manage anger & frustration during play with cousin.

My 6yo GS (ASD/ADHD) loves his slightly younger cousin & they get on very well generally. However, GS1 gets very angry quickly when GS2 gets sick of doing or playing particular game and wants to move on to something else.
Have tried setting rules before play, setting time limits, to no avail. When cousin wants to opt out GS1 will yell, abuse etc and it tends to happen each time they are together. (Younger GS seems to take it in his stride!)
Any… read more

tags: Anger playing

posted about 5 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Any know a good ABA program in central Florida area?

My son is 3 and is currently in ESE PRE K but needs more therapy after school. He needs help with speech mostly but also occupational therapy. We live in the Kissimmee area so we hope to find something local. Any suggestions would be great. Thanks again!

posted about 12 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Has anyone had poor vestibular processing diagnosed? My daughter has a need to constantly move, roll, wiggle her legs.

I have noticed a need to not be still in my daughter and am wondering if it is more than ADHD. she is constantly rolling around the house to move from one place to another. When I sat in on one of her specials class at school (music) she couldn't keep her legs still.

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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My daughter w ADD or ADHD has a tendency to do something like that. Needs to move something constantly. This behavior, as well as her other ADD behaviors, got reduced… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

Relocation help

Currently living in Memphis,TN and thinking of moving to Nashville, TN. I have two boys ages 6 and 3 with ASD and speech delay. Looking for any information anyone may have about the best area and schools. Possible doctors and therapy too for speech, aba and family therapy. Thanks in advance.

tags: Relocating

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Asperger Syndrome

Have been looking for a provider to diagnose my granddaughter in Puerto Rico, but so far no luck with the school providing the assistance. Could anyone recommend a good one.

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Thank you!

posted 3 days ago

Do you know a good doctor for biomed in the San Francisco area?

Hi A friend of mine is looking for a good doctor in the San Francisco area for her son. Any recommendations?

tags: good doctor for biomed in the San Francisco area

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

How do you explain your child to other parents?

How do you explain your child has high functioning autisum to other parents or adults and not make it sound like an excuse for spoiling or overprotecting your child? I know I don't need to explain to everyone but in some situations I do, like grandparents and family friends ...

posted 4 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I still don't have my verbiage down, but I try view it as another opportunity to educate. I learned with my oldest (deaf) that people say the most ignorant things but… read more

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