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Anesthesia experiences?

I am a nursing student as well as a mom to a 7yo boy with Asperger's. While talking to one of my instructors who also has a son on the spectrum it came about that both of our kids had, at various times, undergone general anesthesia(mine was once for adenoid/ear surgery, and once for an MRI). It also came about that both of our kids had difficulty coming out of anesthesia. With my son initial recovery times , which should normally be up to 30 minutes (before they allow parents to come… read more

tags: anesthesia surgery

posted almost 5 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Anyone near San Fernando Valley, CA?

Our 5 1/2 yr old son is on the spectrum and he's super bright, loves to do things, but his communication is verbally limited. Usually, his day is school and therapy...so we decided to consciously make an effort for more social play with others. A time where us as parents can utilize the skills we've learn in our child's therapy to promote social play and communication with our kids.

We've set up https://www.meetup.com/Sandoval-Buddies-Play-da...

The play dates are not… read more

tags: Playdates in Los Angeles Playdates

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Seeking advice from Parents in Plano ISD or Frisco ISD in TX

Hello,
We live in Lewisville ISD in TX. Looking to move to Frisco or Plano ISD if they provide better Autism related programs in schools? our son is in 3rd grade now.

How have you found the Autism or special Ed programs in these two ISDs?

thank you.

tags: ABA Therapy in Plano Frisco

posted 2 months ago by A MyAutismTeam User

I am looking for a MAPS doctor in the Melbourne or surrounding area

Hi everyone, I am new here and am looking for a MAPS or GAPS doctor in the Melbourne or surrounding areas. Does anyone have one or know of one?

tags: MAPS Doctor Melbourne area

posted over 4 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Are parents in Pennsylvania aware that funding cuts are threatening some successful community programs for people with autism?

This article describes successful programs that may not be able to continue if changes are not made in Pennsylvania:
http://chestnuthilllocal.com/blog/2012/07/25/au.... I am interested in providing info to DPW and the PA Legislature, so that they realize this should not happen. Many PWA are functioning optimally in the current programs and will be seriously harmed by institutionalization.… read more

posted over 5 years ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Any recommendations in Tampa FL area for an elementary school for son with autism?

My 4 year old son should be starting kindergarten next fall. He is currently in a full-time ABA program. I would like to send him to an elementary school for kindergarten. Can any parents give me any recommendations for public elementary schools in Tampa FL area that have good programs in place for special needs/ autism? My son is nonverbal and is not full on potty trained ( he needs to be prompted to use the bathroom ).

posted 9 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

FL Sunshine Health ABA

I applied for Healthy Kids for my youngest and he was approved but only for the full pay plan with Sunshine through Medi-Kids. Does anyone have any experience with them and know if they cover ABA? Thank you!

posted 8 months ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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