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What is a good brand of B12 supplements ?

I'm looking for B12 for my son , what is your experience with the supplement ? , what brand do you use ?

tags: supplements B vitamins and magnesium \

posted about 8 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

3 year old with ASD cries at gpa's house after gma's death

I am new here with a situation I could use some help with. My son is about to turn 4, diagnosed with ASD a month after his 3rd birthday. He is nonverbal although has intent to communicate. He babbles and tries to talk, but nothing intelligible. He also tends to be very out of sight out of mind. If he doesn't see his loved ones for a bit , he doesn't go looking for us, but is very excited to see us when he does, so I know he remembers us.

Anyways, on to my… read more

posted about 16 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Has Abilify worked for your child?

My daughter started taking Abilify a couple months ago. This was prescribed for ADHD, and especially for behavior (physical aggression and self injurious behavior). It didn't seem like it did much -although we did see a big increase in her appetite! At the beginning of July, the dosage was increased to 1 1/2 times the previous dosage. Her behavior has really deteriorated since then. She seems restless, anxious, and extremely irritable!!! She has been screaming a lot lately… read more

tags: Abilify Physical Agression Meltdowns behavior medicine

posted about 16 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

We have had the abilify and even did the double blind study when it first came out. Extremely irrational behaviors when he grew out of a dosage. Detox… read more

posted about 14 hours ago

Cant find any programs for adults with Autism in the age range of late 20's and 30's. Help

I dont actually have an Autistic child, its my older brother Im writing about today. Just trying to connect with some people in the community and make some new friends for my brother and I. Any fun events coming up or even groups we can be apart of. I feel like my brother feels absolutely misunderstood and would love to change that. Hes pretty high functioning and also has OCD. thanks all.

tags: Activity Groups Autism Groups

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

have you google search autism resource centers in your area for social gatherings

posted about 19 hours ago

2nd child autistic??

Am I the only one feeling this way? The fear of having more kids?

My first child was diagnosed with autism when he was about 3 years old. Life has been very challenging and we are still learning to better everything everyday.

I've always wanted more kids. The thought that autism will possibly run in my family was never a concern until after my second child. Now that my second child is a year old & 2 months, she isnt speaking but a lot of babbling. She does eye contact with us and… read more

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Adverse affects of probiotics?

Our youngest has been in a probiotics study for 4weeks. Though I have noticed her bowels being more regular, I also worry that she is constantly complaining of stomach pain. Are there adjustments to the dose I might be able to try or is this treatment just a fail?

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Social Security Disability Award Letter

My daughter is 13 years old. With our situation, I am looking to see if a cobra plan extention will be beneficial for my daughter's therapy coverage.
I was told that we could extend it if we get an award letter from Social Security.
Does anyone know if it means that i have to apply for SSI in order to get the letter?

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

yes and she will need medical proof of her autism from a phycologist and not from her school

posted 1 day ago
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