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Educational Tablet

Educational Tablet

My son will be 5 in march and is addicted to his tablet. Mostly movies games ect. Is there a good educational tablet out there that any of you would suggest? Thanks all in advance.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Leapfrog is wonderful and they have so many things for children of all ages.

posted 2 days ago

Autism Pre Teen/teen Forums/chat Rooms?

Autism Pre Teen/teen Forums/chat Rooms?

Just looking for some healthy online places for my 12 year old to engage with other kids/teens (monitored of course by us)

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thanks - yes he does game.

posted 3 days ago

Sexual Issues And School Concerning A 4yr Old Requesting Help

Sexual Issues And School Concerning A 4yr Old Requesting Help

So my daughter is only 4 years old, but the school has been claiming she has been doing all these sexual activities. Like putting things between her legs and trying to put things up her vagina. I don't know where she learned this, whether from her bus transportation or at school. My fiancé(her father), my mother, and myself have never once seen this occur. Her sister also goes to school, but a different school and it has never happened to her, she also is not autistic. My daughter is verbal, but… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My daughter is 6 and does stuff like this all the time too. Its annoying but i think just sensory seeking too. She will put her blanket and things in between her legs and grind. She is not really… read more

posted 3 days ago

How To Train ADS Kid To New Diet?

How To Train ADS Kid To New Diet?

My son has limited choices of diet and I have difficulties teaching him to take new diet. Can you please provide me some approach?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My son has gone from basically one texture (and a couple of those types of foods) to pretty much everything. 1: He watched a lot of those kids eating videos on youtube that helped (He liked them and… read more

posted 4 days ago

Help For Parents In The Orlando Area

Help For Parents In The Orlando Area

Does anyone know of a good therapist in the Orlando area who works with the parents of children on the spectrum. I have an adult son on the spectrum but need to find ways for myself to cope with some of behaviors- largely meltdowns.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Does your son live at home? I just read your story, and it sounds like he's around my age based on what you wrote (I was born in '83). I was diagnosed at 31 and still live at home with my mom and our… read more

edited, originally posted 7 days ago

We Have Been Having Problems With Breakfast. What Do You Feed Your Child(ren)?

We Have Been Having Problems With Breakfast. What Do You Feed Your Child(ren)?

We have tried all sorts of different foods from cereal to pop tarts... any quick food ideas that your kiddos eat without question? We're tired of wasting money.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

A yogurt smoothie

posted 8 days ago

Vaccines

Vaccines

What thoughts do parents have regarding the COVID-19 injection for their kids on the ASD

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I was super against it. My kid gets sick but always test negative for covid. So why bother
This is my 2nd time having covid. I got us both vaccinated because for some reason covid is not going… read more

posted 9 days ago

Has Anyone Heard Of This Product

Has Anyone Heard Of This Product

Seems like good reviews..

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I have and can’t really confirm or deny it’s effectiveness. He’s used it for months. I always wait for a sale. I will not be purchasing anymore because if any difference has occured it’s not… read more

posted 6 days ago

Potty Training

Potty Training

My son will be 5 in march and is not potty trained. All kids are different what age were your kids potty trained at? Thanks all in advance for answering this question. I am very happy I found this site to connect with others.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My son was fully dry during the day at around 5. However, he is 8 now and just started to be dry during the night. We found that waking him at the same time each night to use the bathroom helped set… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

School Information For Omaha, NE

School Information For Omaha, NE

We're planning a move, and I'm wondering if anyone has any insight/experiences/recommendations for public schools in the Omaha, NE area. School websites don't give a lot of information on whether or not parents are happy with how their children are taught or treated.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

We are prepping to move too! I used https://www.greatschools.org/, https://www.niche.com/k12/search/best-schools/, and https://www.nationsreportcard.gov/ to get a good idea of the quality of schools… read more

posted about 22 hours ago
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