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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.

Looking for recommendations

Looking for recommendations

I'm looking for recommendations on occupational therapists, speech language therapists, and BCBAs. I'm in Ontario and interested in accessing telepractice, virtual consultative practices.. this way I can skip the issue of being in a community distant from the major cities, but still get the breadth of expertise my kids would need.

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

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 ?

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?

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

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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