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

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.

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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… read more

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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 ?

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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?

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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.… read more

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Hello everyone, my son is 13 and has Autism. Looking for a school and summer program for my son

Hello everyone, my son is 13 and has Autism. Looking for a school and summer program for my son

I'm currently living in Washington DC and my son is 13 attends K-12 home school program. I'm willing move and looking hard to find a school in Maryland and a summer program for him. I'm just so afraid to send him to a regular public school. Hes very shy loves drawing, but has no friends. I feel awful about that because he has told me he feels alone. It's been a long road for us finding good schools. I just really need… read more

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Pre-K for HFA in Orange County, CA

Pre-K for HFA in Orange County, CA

Looking for the best school district for our 3 year old HFA son. He needs help with speech and social skills. We want an inclusion program from him. Is there a private school or great school district one would recommend? We are considering Los Alamitos as one. Thank you.

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

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 ).

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The help group in Sherman Oaks los angeles

The help group in Sherman Oaks los angeles

Hi everyone, I'm looking to see if i can get any feedback on the help group schools in Sherman Oaks, california specifically Bridgeport school (moderate program).
we're looking into moving my son and would appreciate any feedback. i also would love to hear any other school recommendation for Autism (mild-Moderate on the spectrum) in the Los Angeles or orange county area in California.
thanks a lot

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