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Tongue tied

Has anyone ever been told that your child is tongue tied?
If so what do you do about it

posted about 7 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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My son is tounge tied it means the little skin flap under the tounge is to short or to close to the front of his tounge they can clip it and move it I… read more

posted about 6 hours ago

Can a provider post on this website? Or is it only for family/caretakers?

I have worked with young children with autism for over 15 years in various capacities but mostly using applied behavior analysis. I'm looking for other avenues to get in contact with families in my local area.

posted about 8 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Biting other kids

Got a note from preschool today that my almost 3 year old bit a kid's back today. She said he has been doing this the past two weeks when he gets angry. Anyone dealt with this before? I had a talk with him. Is this a phase or will it get worse?

posted about 20 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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My daughter is pretty aggressive when she gets upset and also bites we have been getting to her level and telling her when don't hurt when we get mad… read more

posted about 20 hours ago

Thumb sucking

My autistic son will be 13 years old in May. He still sucks his thumb. I know that is how he soothes himself. Is it time to start working on stopping this habit or do I just let it go if it soothes him?

tags: thumb sucking teenager

posted about 22 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Can he try tucking on his shirt, or playing with a pencil or his collar. My son is going to be 13 and he broke his habit of soaking shirt by constantly… read more

posted about 20 hours ago

Is an Autistic Kinder Garden class appropriate for HFA preschooler?

Hi Everyone,

So my son has HFA and ADHD. He goes to pre school with OT, Speech and ABA therapy.

His speech is getting so much better and he can communicate now which is great.

He is growing out of pre school this year and school is going to re-evaluate him for Kinder Garden

His Pre school teacher think that he should go to Autistic Kinder Garden school as he needs one on one. He is great with his academic skill and actually ahead of this age… read more

tags: HFA ADHD

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I work at an integrated preschool as an ABA TECH. All the cHildren with ASD no matter how low or high functioning spend an amount of time among… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

How do you manage or prevent tantrums with your child?

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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We have always paid close attention to what things set our son off and in the early years we did whatever we could to avoid those things. Over the years… read more

posted about 7 hours ago

I need help with potty training ideas

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I think I need to just introduce the little potty. He likes flushing our big potty, but is scared to sit on it

posted about 17 hours ago

Hypothyroidism & Autism

Hello! So it's late here and I was researching a bit about hair problems (because I've been dealing with hair loss/thinning for a couple years) and ended up reading about hypothyroidism . It mentioned symptoms about it and also about how it effects the fetus/baby during pregnancy. Pretty much I saw a link between the two, read more into it, and came to realize If that is what links some kids with autism? I am by no means a professional, just a mother who has an autistic toddler, had a… read more

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I read somewhere that women who have Hashimoto's thyroiditis are 9 times more likely to have children with autism.
I have two children who are on the… read more

edited, originally posted about 21 hours ago

Which Schools in Chula Vista are best?

A one to one would be great! Specifically middle schools with paraprofessionals that truly help in the classroom?

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Jogging stroller?

Hi my son is a 3 and I needed a new stroller for him since he's getting bigger. I was looking at BOB strollers and the Joovy jogger. What do you think would be better for bigger kids?

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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