My 9 y.o son with ASD and SPD is screaming/screeching a lot these days. He used to have episodes from time to time before that we usually could tie to him being unwell, but of late it has turned into a constant activity at home. He can scream non stop at the top of his voice for hours, and this is very difficult and stressful. If I try to ask him to calm down, or draw any attention to the fact hat he is screaming he gets worse and will do it even more. Some days it starts as soon as he gets up… read more
I am curious about deep pressure massage. I would like to learn about how to give my son a massage. Is there a free resource available that could provide guidance?
So I have a 17-year-old daughter who was diagnosed with ASD at about 2 years of age. She has been in great therapy and great schools and has made amazing progress by this stage in her development. It's funny because, since I've been around so many children on the spectrum through spending time with her in classrooms, and in other settings, I see some children outside of those situations and settings, and notice sometimes they have behaviors that appear to be indicative of ASD… read more
Anyone know of any CBD gummies for kids on the spectrum that help with anxiety as well as mood swings that are safe to take. Thinking about taking my daughter off her meds since they dont seem to be working. Serious responses only.
Hi everyone, I'm looking for another probiotic to try for my son. Can you please share with me any probiotics you use for your child that you have had good results with. My son is 13 years old. Thank you.
Are there any multi vitamins you recommend that is easy to put in food or drink and the taste is not too strong? He won’t take chewables on his own- unless there’s any good ones out there? Flintstones vitamins he doesn’t like the taste
For those of you with ASD kiddos... how do you handle interactions on the playground with strangers / random kids who your child wants to play with or who wants to play with them?
My daughter is almost 5 and very much wants to play with other kids on the playground. When there are other kids there, she does attempt with to say hello and ask them to play (though she will sometimes say it too quietly, or when they're too far away, or not look at them so they don't know she is talking to them). I… read more
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My nonverbal son as soon as he is awake will want to go out and stay out till late at night. He is forgetting about eating and drinking. He collapsed one time. How do cope with all that energy as he is walking and enjoying himself but also has shown challenging behaviour when he can't get what he needs(which is food he goes for sweets)? He enjoys school or college life immensley
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