I am looking for a pediatrician for my son. He is 9 years old and non-verbal. Examinations and hanging around waiting rooms are really tough for him so I was looking for a pediatrician (and staff) that had a lot of experience providing general healthcare to kids with autism. I received a recommendation to Woodinville Pediatrics but I'm not sure which doctor to select. Does anyone go to Woodinville Pediatrics? Is there a doctor there… read more
I have a hard time getting my 6 year old to want to take a bath and she will get angry and hit herself. However, once I get her in the tub she will be okay but she doesn't want her hair wet and is scared to shampoo it. Then when it is time to get out the bath she cries and sometimes kicks the tub and roll around in it. We have the same routine every night. Any ideas on how to get her to not have a meltdown every night at bath time?
Our eldest son was diagnosed with high functioning autism and sensory processing disorder, whe have recently told him about his sensory issues but only because he wud refuse to do any of his activities and exercises to regulate his system and this would lead to meltdowns, since telling him he does his sensory exercises almost always but has to be told what to do, he has recently got a diagnosis of von willebrands disease which he knows about,and was… read more
My 7 year-old son needs a 1:1 aide for the school day. The school was able to provide an aide for the bus but not for the class . He elopes if not supervised and hits his face . I requested one during his IEP and they told me to wait and see if the eloping and hitting stop . I get almost daily reports from the teacher saying he elopes as well as the assistants. I don’t know how to go about requesting an aide again . Do I have to get an… read more
Just want to let you know that there is a great school in Mill Valley CA for children on the mild-moderate autism spectrum. My son is attending and he is doing amazingly well. Here is a link: www.thehelixschool.org.
My daughter is almost 9, diagnosed with ASD. She has been urinating on the floor every single day. She is always grounded from her xbox, her tablet, her leap pad, everything I can think of. Then as soon as she gets these things back, I have to take them again because I have discovered another puddle of pee in her room. I have told her countless times this is not okay and she has to clean it up. When she is sent to time out, she bangs her head against the wall and hits herself in the chest. My… read more
I was curious as to the quality and availablity of ASD services in Cedar Rapids, Iowa? We currently live in California, which is a more progressive state for anything Autism related but we are thinking of relocating to iowa to be closer to family. My main concern is the availability of ABA therapy and schools in the area thay have a good autism program. Any insight would help. Thanks
My son is 4 and he is in preschool. For some reason i cant get him to use tge potty consistently. He understand when i say go pee pee. He will go to the toilet pull his pants down then sit there, then he will get up put his diaper on and pee in it !
If i put underwear on him , he will search for a diaper to put on instead ! Help