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Does anyone have any suggestion on DAN/MAPS! Doctors... good or bad experiences?

I live in Milpitas, CA.. and looking to consult a MAPS/DAN doctor for my 3 yr old. Do these doctors perform any tests prior to putting the patient on restricted diet ?

posted about 3 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User


What are some medicine does not work then what are you supposed to do

posted about 4 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Make a journal. Take notes on how your child behaves in certain situations. It's important to me have an open relationship with both my sons physiatrist and therapist.… read more

posted 20 minutes ago

chew toys

my son has oral issuse he has use firm chew sticks but he chews on them till he bits the tips off i have try chew beads he does not like them he has had viberator nuke brush he will bit the rubber tips off of them he has gone to o.t. for it and he has chew through there chew noodles he i 4 and nonverbal autism

tags: Oral Chew toys

posted about 12 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Son sorry typo

posted about 7 hours ago

Modesto school districts

My son is in a special class with Modesto City Schools. I'm very happy with his placement. Recently we moved. We actually live closer to his school, but we are now in Stan Union School district. I'm not sure whether to tell the school that we moved. All the other school districts in this area go through the county for autism services and I don't know anything about them. I don't want him to end up at a school 20 or 30 minutes away when his current school is less than 5 minutes away. I've… read more

tags: Modesto stanislaus county high performing

posted about 18 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

That's great you found a good school. We are still looking for school for our son. I am not sure how the school system works. Hopefully other parents can answer and… read more

posted about 6 hours ago


How do i help my son communicate, he dose not talk, i have tried sign language but it does not seem to work

posted about 21 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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read to him and pecs helps out alot and keep talking to him daily and sing to him

posted about 13 hours ago

Going out in public

When I go places with my son and he starts screaming, crying, and hitting me or his sister, people look at me like im doing something wrong when I can't get him to stop. When I tell them he is autistic they give me a bad look and walk away saying things as they leave

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I've learned to just ignore the looks and mumblings of the public eye. They don't know why my daughter is having a melt down and of course people only think the worse.… read more

posted about 11 hours ago

Need car seat harness recommendations

My almost 5yr old who weighs about 75 lbs and likes to get out of her car seat belt, even while its buckled!! She's so flexible, she can wiggle and pull her one leg out and gets out, plus she can push the button and get out, so I need something that will keep her in her car seat. Any one have any suggestions? I've seen some vests, but they have push buttons in the front that she can push to open and I've seen belt blocks, but if she can wiggle out of the seat belt while its… read more

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

front facing car seats

posted about 13 hours ago

Staying asleep all night

My son is on colonadine, he takes a half a pill in the morning the other half in the afternoon and a whole one at night with 3mg melatonin and still dose not sleep all Night. How can I help him sleep all Night

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I did not know any of that, thank u for telling me that

posted about 22 hours ago

Bed Tent for special kids

I came across these bed tents when i was searching around. does anybody have any experience with these tents.

tags: bed tent sleep

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

I think they will be very great. We bought my son a tent for Christmas so when he wants is alone time or he gets upset he will go and watch his tablet in his tent and… read more

posted 3 days ago
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