Last night, my son while we were driving - wanted to first count by ones to 100, then 2's, then 10's, then by 100's to 1000, then by 1000's to about 45,000. What really struck me is he wanted to count by square numbers, up to 100. It took me a minute to realize what he was doing when he started with 1, 3, 9, 16, 25, 36...
He is limited verbally, but feel like I have to find something to encourage/support… read more
Hello Everyone and anyone who can assist me!!!!!
I'm looking for suggestions... my son is a very Picky eater and I would love to introduce him to new foods or at least food he use to eat. He is 6 years old now so i have to be very clever but i really want to be honest with him. He loves loves loves pizza, apples chips/doritos and of course fruit snacks but i slowed that down. i do give him a probiotics to keep him regular which has been very helpful!
This is frustrating because its behavior not a specific LOOK of having autism.
Any advice he’s 6 big time sensory seeker around his mouth chews everything but i notice off and on he will like everything for a number off days off and on ? He’s has a very restricted diet lives on goats milk Is on nutritional vitamins always suffers from gut issues very bad and bladder stones - this little guy suffers yet battles through each day but the sensory licking and chewing prevents him from learning or progressing in anyway as it’s his sole focus could… read more
RDI stands for Relationship Development Intervention. The general idea (again I am just learning) is that development in ASD is slower and in many cases deficient in dynamic learning. And the best way to support this is through relationship models, either with an RDI consultant who trains the parents, or an RDI therapist where the parent is involved.
My son is 29, non verbal and in the CLASS program. I'm looking for recommendations for day hab. Any suggestions?
Been fighting with school for the last couple of years just to get adequate support for my son. Even with the support I don’t think the quality is good. Thinking about moving to another state. Can any parent share positive experiences with public school? Thanks.
My son has had 2 seizures last year and i take him to do follow ups with a neurologist. But he does not think its epileptic related.