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Hello There. My Son Hates Having His Hair Or Nails Cut. Kindly Share The Tips You Use To Make It Easy For Me And Also Him
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https://thesensorysafesalon.org/

If you scroll down, there are a few sensory trained stylists in MS

posted 1 day ago
My Son Is Ten In August. He Is Diagnosed ASD Level 2, ADHD & Anxiety. No Stimulant Has Ever Worked In Slowing Him Down. Any Help Appreciated
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He takes 1.5mg risperidone twice daily plus 1mg intuniv in the morning.

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Thank you so much, I will look into this.

posted 2 days ago
What Are You Grateful For?
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That I able to support my son and also grateful that Care Home does everything for him. They provide outings and shopping food, we provide for first few days but then it is upto them. Getting old and working(lifting and carrying things) gets me so tired. The Care Home, do alot for us.

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Greatful for the heard and mind given to me by the creator to be able to withstand all things in 🧬

posted 2 days ago
More Of A Thought Than A Question.
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How much of our ASD loved one's behaviors/blow-ups are actually caused by OUR inflexability?

Example: Our son was late to school 3 out of 5 days a week. Now, my issue is that this effects everyone, not just him. Also, there was a daily battle at 7:10am to get him ready, and him telling us, he didn't want to go to school, he would rather play educational games on his tablet and watch educational show, that stop and change.

I got so fed up with the fights and especially of being late so often… read more

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It really is a great thing you set the schedule. Mine is obsessed with wearing a red shirt/ sweater. I'm thinking about making a week chart with each day we wear "this color shirt" I got the idea from… read more

posted 2 days ago
What Amazes Your Kid?
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Mine would be flying objects, toy planes and puppets

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Sensory magnetic blocks for my son, and slime, kinetic sand for my daughter

posted 2 days ago
Any1 On Spectrum 19to26 Looking 4 Gaming Friends 2 Share Creative Ideas, Dev, Etc Chris Just Starting But Extremely Knowledgeable.
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Has Anyone Had Success With Picture Exchange Communication System With Nonverbal Autism?
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Sorta depends on the day but mine is becoming verbal

posted 3 days ago
How Do We Motivate An ASD 8 Year Old To Eat Properly?
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He only eats pizza, noodles and grilled cheese sandwiches and he is getting obese.

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We use stuff like green juice, mine won't eat veggies so it's a stop gap to her. It's hard because her daddy doesn't eat veggies for the most part unless it's iceberg lettuce soaked in ranch. It's a… read more

posted 2 days ago
We Call It Nesting.
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My 3 year old autistic daughter loooves to take things she currently really likes, and places them all around her forming a circle. It makes her happy, she gets the happy flappys when she does it. We call it her making a nest. But I’m curious of. What it means? Like if anyone out there knows specifically what it’s doing for her or why she’s doing it.

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Mine does it with elmo but I look at myself I do it to sleep I need my pillows arranged just right specific blankets it's my nest.

posted 2 days ago
How Can I Get My Adult Daughter To Let Me Change Her Dirty Clothes. She Won't Let Me.
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Mine is stuck on the color red she wants a red sweater all the time we have to hide dirty red clothes or she will wear them long after they ate dirty the shower/bath is the best time

posted 3 days ago
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