We are a mixed family. It's myself and my bio son 15 with Asburgers, and my partner and his son, 15 who is High Functioning. Our issues lie with my Bonus Son's bio mom. She doesn't back us up when it comes to school, medications, and keeping him on a schedule.
When his dad talks to her, she tells him education isn't important, having a job isn't important and we need to just let him do what he wants. However if we don't have set rules and schedules, and make sure he takes his meds, he blows… read more
My 3 year old hits himself when frustrated and will also hit his head on the wall or floor or anything he can. I thought about getting him a safety helmet but he wouldnt tolerate it because he hates things on his head
So a few months ago my daughter with ASD 2 was assessed by a pediatric psychiatrist who says she has OCD that falls under a tic like disorder category, and prescribed escitalopram. We have however delayed using it until now when we are feeling desperate to help her with what seems like compulsions or very controlling behaviour coming from an anxious place.
Since doing some reading I believe my daughter fits under the phenotype of autism called pathological demand avoidance (in the UK). PDA… read more
please comment below i asked it before but advice makes me calmer can i ask a question i have i have autism, adhd, deplomental delays, speech and learning issues, sensory issues i have flat feet asthma allergies i will be having surgery in a few months the surgery that will be done is pharyngeal flap surgery sinus surgery and cleft palate surgery too i have a hard cleft palate too the surgery will be done at children's hospital with one on one care they said as i have spiceal needs but i might… read more
Best smartwatch to track your kids location, and communicate with them? Is there an app even thet lets you call a nonverbal person and they make image selection feedback that you can see/hear?
I need 2 kids to be able to calm down and have a nice quick measure to halt them by communicating via pecs or phone call, or any other tips anyone has to offer.. kids are teens. Level 2 and 3. I lost income and fighting to get routines back, all while covid is happening :/
Does anyone have any experience with giving their kids the medication Geodon ?
What if anything do you do or did to fix it ?