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Seeking Suggestions About Daughter Going Through Puberty

Seeking Suggestions About Daughter Going Through Puberty

My 9 year old is developing and has pimples etc..Any suggestions on what helps describe menstration and the cramps pain etc.

posted October 10, 2013

Advice For Setting Up Trust And Support For Our Young Adults On The Spectrum?

Advice For Setting Up Trust And Support For Our Young Adults On The Spectrum?

I have a wondeful young adult on spectrum and has many capacities as well as differences and disabilities. Challenges in terms of independent living skills .

What I can I set up for the future
* What are the different kinds of trust options ( special needs trust or other trusts)? I'm older . *What kind of lawyer would I look for? Are there any recommendations?
*Any organizations that could be of support ?
*special needs trust versus another kind of trust ?

I would be very grateful… read more

posted August 4, 2018

Should You Transfer 529 College Savings To An ABLE Account?

Should You Transfer 529 College Savings To An ABLE Account?

Helpful article-

Now, families who previously established 529 college savings accounts, which can also grow tax-free, are wondering if they should transfer that money to one of the ABLE programs offered by a growing list of state governments. While recently passed tax legislation makes it possible to directly roll over funds from a 529 into ABLE, the answer is probably “no,” unless there’s a compelling need to make those college savings directly accessible by the beneficiary.

The new law, part… read more

posted March 16, 2021

Where Is A Good Place To Buy DMG And Carnitine?

Where Is A Good Place To Buy DMG And Carnitine?

also how much should I give for a 40 lb 3 year old? THanks.

posted May 22, 2019

Work Capability Assessment

Work Capability Assessment

I took my daughter (28) for her work capability assessment and the doctor chose to focus on her diagnosis of paranoid schizophrenia totally overlooking her autism diagnosis . I have raised a complaint with dwp as her schizophrenia is under control with her meds and her autism affects her daily life more was I correct ?

posted July 22, 2018

I Am Looking For A MAPS Doctor In The Melbourne Or Surrounding Area

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?

posted August 5, 2013

Are Parents In Pennsylvania Aware That Funding Cuts Are Threatening Some Successful Community Programs For People With Autism?

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. On the basis of cost to the State,alone, the existing programs cost about $100,000 less per year than… read more

posted September 4, 2012

What Are The Best ABA Programs/ Institutions In Las Vegas,NV

What Are The Best ABA Programs/ Institutions In Las Vegas,NV

My son was recently offically diagnoised with level 1 autism or mild autism and for his treatment plan, the Doctor would like to start him on ABA therapy. I was wondering if anyone in the Las Vegas area knew which institution or company had the best ABA program?

posted March 15, 2021

Looking For A Good Elementary School 7 Years-ABA-Vocal-High Functioning

Looking For A Good Elementary School 7 Years-ABA-Vocal-High Functioning

I am looking to relocate to NJ area(Morris county or Mount Olive or Basking Ridge Or Bridgewater).Wondering if there are any schools in this Above mentioned areas in NJ, that have good public schools that cater to autism ABA and if the public schools have good IEP’s (Current IEP is not good , not much IEP updates from school and main stream opportunities)?
My son is 7 years and Vocal, High functioning(Mild autism), lagging social communication
Appreciate if you could help us on this.

posted September 2, 2020

Dentist

Dentist

We live in San Antonio, TX, any one know of a good pediatrician dentist who works or specializes with Autistic Children?

posted February 8, 2020
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