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Meds for ADHD

Recently my 5 year son was diagnosed with ADHD. I'm hesitant about putting him on medicine because of the side effects. If, you've had any experience good or bad with medicine for ADHD, will you please share along with the name of the medicine? I would really appreciate it.

posted about 1 hour ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Everyone swore my son had ADHD. Fortnuately after several docs and so on, we went with that he did not have it. My girlfriend teaches children with severe needs in… read more

posted 32 minutes ago

milk-free diet, folate receptor antibody test and leucovorin calcium (folinic acid) treatment

Hi,

In case you were not aware, a milk-free diet may help in 75% of autism cases.

If the patient tests positive for folate receptor antibodies, leucovorin calcium (folinic acid) treatment may help.

http://www.nature.com/mp/journal/vaop/ncurrent/...

https://www.researchgate.net/publication/313524...

posted about 17 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Have you had difficulty with your pediatric office managing autism?

So my son has been on the same meds for a couple of years with some titration. I was able to have the pediatrician manage it instead of trekking an hour to the neurologist. The head pediatrician is the one who is well versed with caring for children for autism and I feel more comfortable with him seeing my son as well as my other son who was diagnosed with ADHD. However, he books very fast and is limited at the office closest to our house.… read more

posted about 19 hours ago by A MyAutismTeam User

What does your child do for stimming?

I know 1 kid with autism is 1 kid with autism. Does your child do a non stereotype stim?

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Applied Behavior Analysis :My son is 20 years old and diagnosed with AFA a year ago. Will ABA help him? Seems geared top younger children

Matt has trouble regulating his sleep and his emotions. He is very bright and wants to pursue a degree in Biochemistry. He did not succeed at a college transition program due to poor attendance at various classes and advisory sessions and has since been unable to sustain class attendance at community college classes- he lasts about 3 days and then keeps planning to go back and to… read more

tags: ABA for young adults with HFA

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User

I had to look up what AFA is and looks like it could come in handy for ABA therapy. I am studying ABA therapy training now for a part time job, and also come in handy… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

ASD Pediatrician in Toronto

I am looking for a new doctor for my son. I need to find a Developmental Pediatrician who specializes in Autism Spectrum Disorders in Toronto, ON. His current doctor does not specialize and refuses to give me a referral. Is there anyone you guys could recommend? A doctor that is willing to take new patients without a referral? Thanks.

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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There is one that was recommend to me that is good with kids on the spectrum. Last name is Handley-Derry. On danforth road. I don't have phone number but you can look… read more

posted about 21 hours ago

Constant moving

I have an 8 yr old daughter with severe autism . I have noticed in our special needs dance class she is the only one who CAN'T hold still... granted they don't always stand in line perfectly either but they do have the capability and will do it for the most part. They are also severely impacted or have down syndrome etc. Meanwhile, my kid is constantly on her toes rocking flapping, cocking her head to the side, making sounds. You'd think she's be exhausted or finally settle down.. but it's… read more

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I think it's more ADHD (attention deficit and hyper activity disorder) my son has ADD without the hyperactive part.. and he will sit still .. infact it's hard to get… read more

posted 1 day ago

Any review about Riding verspoor homeopath...

Hi I am living in Atlanta,ga...I am looking for homeopath and MAPS doctor for my daughter...She is 4 yrs now on mild spectrum...I am thinking about Dr.Rudi verspoor for homepathy and Melamine Wardle for MAPS doctor...Any review about both will help us a lot...Thank you

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Good Schools in Los Angeles / Simi Valley area for 3 year old ?

Hi Guys, I'm currently living in Louisiana relocating back to Los Angeles once Abigail finishes this school year. Could anyone recommend any good pre k public or non public schools I can get my niece into. I am willing to relocate to a good family oriented area. Before I've live in Hollywood and north Hollywood area but I'm up for any other surrounding locations. Thanks so much :)

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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