My son has a hard time sleeping at his regular bedtime because the sun is distracting to him and it makes it hard for him to go to sleep at nigh so i had to have his bedtime from 8pm to 9pm because the sun does not set until 9pm sometimes
I live in Kenosha, Wisconsin. We just received forwardhealth card (Wisconsin Medicaid) for my son(7 yrs old) who has ASD. We'd like to order diapers
with this card. I heard the company that supplied diapers is called J&B Medical Supplies.
My questions is, is there a formal process to order diapers from them? or I just go to their website to place the order like we order stuff from Amazon?
My five year old granddaughter will run and keep going if she's not watched every second when outdoors or on an outing. Her mother found out the hard way when Tina bolted from her side on a family picnic at a waterpark. Up until that moment we knew nothing about elopement and the fact that almost half of children with autism will place their lives in jeopardy by leaving a place of safety and wander into danger.
You would think the people who work with autistic children would know… read more
What medications help you as a parent? I feel like I need something to cope
Most of the kinds Dr's are in Jacksonville, Fl.. I can't keep driving back and forth, I'm looking into moving to Jacksonville or Ponta Vedra.. Are there any kind of assistance programs out their ESP for single mothers?? I hate to say it but I can't do it on my own and need help
My son is 17 and failing school. He stopped going late last year and I got him into online public school but he is overwhelmed again and not doing his work. In Michigan they make special needs kids take all of the same classes the "normal" kids take. There is no GED just a Certificate of Completion (but you still have to take the same classes). We are both at our wits end. I knew college wasn't in the cards but high school? What will become of… read more
Not a nice topic perhaps but I very much need advice and some thoughts here.
Our 4 year old daughter will go days (week) without having a bowel movement.
Her eating might slow down a bit but usually she still has a good appetite.
At times it may be a control issue for her. Its her body and she can control whether or not to go.
She still wants a pull up in order to have her BM , although sometimes she has been known to sit on the toilet.
She's usually not constipated which her doctors… read more
My son has bit my belly before with my other son Amearè and I Try stopping him and say no bitting my pregnant belly. His father would be the on stop him and told him not to do it. Now the father is Mia must of the times and visit a few times. When Jamear bit me on the pregnant belly and I say no he does not do it again. But the next week he will do it. It's had four times this mother. What can I do to stop him?
My son is 2 1/2, non-verbal, and a bolter.... Anyone have any experience with ASD kids and puppies? I found a Aussie Border collie mix that I want to get and train for our boy. Hoping it will help& at least give him a companion. His siblings are much older.
Thoughts? Sanity check?