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.
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?
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?
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