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histamines and ASD

My son has had a congested nose for the longest time, with no cold, or breathing problems, but everytime he breathes in you can hear like there's so much stuff in his nose!
I always wondered if that was significant, but all the docs I asked glossed over it, because it is not a PROBLEM in itself.
Then I read something about connection between high histamines levels and autistic symptoms, so that made me stop in my tracks: lately my son has also been flapping his hands and touching himself (in… read more

posted about 9 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Yes, get him tested for all allergies. We recently found out my son is allergic to ALL airborne allergens (30+), thankfully no food allergies. So he's on allergy meds,… read more

posted about 8 hours ago

Aba

How do u know if your child needs ABA?

posted about 21 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

ABA can be used to teach new skills like communication, social skills and daily living skills. If your child needs help obtaining these skills, then ABA may help. ABA… read more

posted about 19 hours ago

What would you share with parents who are considering a new dog or cat?

tags: pets

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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We have both. In general, our son doesn't like it when they touch him. However he loves our neighbor dog and coudles up to it whenever he can and it is a boxer. I… read more

posted about 8 hours ago

How know about this link?

13 essential Steps For your Child's Recovery from Autism
http://www.drhomeo.com/autism/childs-recovery-f...

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I read it and I do not agree with him on many things.
If you want info, google Nancy O'Hara, or Suzanne Goh, or Dan Rossignol, or
tacanow.org

posted about 15 hours ago

Deodorant for young boys

I have a 9 year old son who plays very hard and sweats a lot. I Started noticing a man sand for lack of better words. I'm looking for a deodorant that won't interfere with his hormones as a young boy. I started searching for deodorant with no aluminum just to find that they don't work so great. Does anyone have any good advice?

tags: Deodorant

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

About Dr Jerry Katzinel

Somebody asked me recently if I had heard anything about Dr Jerry Kartzinel. And I answered I didnt know anything about him. However, I just found out he is a speaker at the Autism Education Summit this weekend in Dallas.
So I'd say he's probably up to date in biomedical treatments !
https://www.regonline.com/builder/site/tab2.asp...(Phone number can only be seen by MyAutismTeam users)

edited, originally posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Ah, thanks, I didnt know. I like this place to buy supplements, ourkidsasd.

posted about 15 hours ago

Is it possible to have a HFA/AS kid who tends to elope/bolt/wander be mainstreamed in a program like Awana or Sunday School?

Invitation to brainstorm with me about my 8 year old at Awana. The issue is that she impulsively wanders away from the group without asking or explaining where she is going. Three major reasons seem to be 1-she wants to get a drink, 2-she wants to use the restroom 3-she is upset (sensory overload or problems handling the unexpected).

Our current solution is that her dad… read more

tags: Recreation and Community Activities

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I'm wondering if there are other ways to solve the wandering. Offering bathroom and water breaks at very specific times, or giving her a bathroom or water fountain… read more

posted 2 days ago

What shoul I expect at the ABA evaluation?

I am starting ABA therapy finally with my 28 month old son. It's in-home therapy. I got the approval letter yesterday from insurance and now the ABA therapist people are going to call me to make an appointment for the first visit. What should I expect? They will determine how much therapy and other things at this first meeting I think. Anyone with advice that might help me? I would greatly appreciate it.

My son is 28 months old and he just started to approximate single… read more

tags: ABA Therapist

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Yes. They absolutely should be working on language skills. Communication is key. When you teach communication you reduce frustration. They should work on receptive… read more

posted 2 days ago

Switching BT's every 3 to 6 months at ABA normal?

Hey All, I have a question about ABA. Does anyone's clinic have their kids BT's change on a 3-6 month basis? I'm finding this a little odd and just wanted opinions from other parents

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

we had the same therapist for a year until she quit ABA. I think they tend to keep the same therapist with the same kid so they don't have to constantly work on… read more

posted about 16 hours ago

i think my 4 year old son is showing some signs of aggressition in school

my son preschool specail ed teacher has shared with me that he will not sit for no longer than 30 seconds when she is trying to teach or helping him to do his work when assisting him with his handwriting skills he tends to wander off to do something else when it is not time so she has to go get him and promt him to come back to the table to do his work but during lunctime he sits fine

tags: Autistic aggressiveness

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Has your son been diagnosed with any co-morbids? (Example: autism AND adhd)

posted 1 day ago
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