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You’ve heard the dreaded teacher question: “How are things at home right now?”

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Yep !

posted about 1 hour ago

What are your experiences with DIR Floortime or the PLAY project?

What are your experiences with DIR Floortime or the PLAY project?

My daughter has been having ABA and other therapies for about 2 1/2 years. I read the PLAY project book and am reading the floortime book and am trying to apply it but I don't know what levels she is at now. I am looking into hiring someone from PLAY project to help us online or hiring a floortime therapist.

How do you deal with kids like this??

How do you deal with kids like this??

We just moved into our apartment like 3 months ago. My daughter messed up the wall. She scatched off all the paint in this one spot... is she going to keep making me mad. If i dont fix this i will lose my deposit.. i can fix. My thing is running after her.. its always something.. she refuses to listen to me.. she cries always with me, but she listens to her father.. i sometimes feel like i cant deal with her. Or what's going to happen when she gets older. If she doesnt start… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I learned before I had my daughter that when things get rough—live your life ONE DAY AT A TIME—literally. Sometimes it’s all we can handle. Worry about… read more

posted 3 days ago

Sibling diagnosed with PTSD -anyone work from home w/ a Telemarketing Job ?

Sibling diagnosed with PTSD -anyone work from home w/ a Telemarketing Job ?

I'm on the Spectrum, I have one brother w/ADD and my other brother diagnosed w/PTSD. He has had telemarketing experience but he gets bullied at his jobs. Can anyone recommend a telemarketing job from home ?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thank you @A MyAutismTeam Member

posted about 24 hours ago

Doctor office visits

Doctor office visits

So I have started to hate taking my kids to the doctor. The kids do not volunteer information about how the feel they only have behavior to tell us something is wrong. They have words to protest and ask to leave but will not answer doctors question about how they feel or let doctors examine them. To be examined I end up have to hold them down while they scream and bite. Last time when need shot and blood draw I requested extra help but was still a nightmare (took me and two other adults) I… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Hello MamaGoob

Our solution was to find an MD that actually knew enough about autism to understand that there must be a relationship with the child… read more

posted 4 days ago

Does anyone have experience with orthotics for tip toe

Does anyone have experience with orthotics for tip toe

My daughter just got her orthotic brace I'm just wondering how long will she needs them. And are they even necessary

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thank you for that suggestions i definitely understand what you mean

posted about 18 hours ago

My daughter is a picky eater. How will she get all her nutrients or a well balanced diet?

My daughter is a picky eater. How will she get all her nutrients or a well balanced diet?

Ex. She eats hot dogs , mashed potatoes, cereal, milk, bananas.
And chips, cookies..junk food

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My daughter is still a picky eater. She never liked fruits and vegetables so I used to give her the Gerber baby food pouches that had mixed vegetables… read more

posted 1 day ago

The Incredible Flexible You Curriculum Set, Volume 1

The Incredible Flexible You Curriculum Set, Volume 1

Does anyone have these series of books for sale for a good price? Has anyone used it? If, so, what was your experience with it?
I hear great things about this program and I wish it was a little cheaper. Just the first curriculum costs over $140

Does anyone have any tips on lowering poor behavior?

Does anyone have any tips on lowering poor behavior?

My son is 7 and while at school he hits and damages property. I have updated his IEP sat with the principal and I do not know how to tell them how to manage his poor behavior. He doesn't act this way with me more, hand flapping and repetitive singing patterns. Noone seems to know how to deal and I just need good advice on how to decrease these episodes when I cannot be at his school. Thank you

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thank you for the answers. He doesn't have neither. I talked to him about home schooling and I am feeling that would be the best out come. Now I am on a… read more

posted 3 days ago

Any opinions on Gemiini speech program?

Any opinions on Gemiini speech program?

Hi MAT fam, I just saw someone’s post here about Gemiini, and I’m really intrigued. How has it helped or not helped with speech development? Is it worth the $98/month?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

It got my twin talking they only had like two words each beforehand and after they started talking are repeating more speech

posted 5 days ago
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