I remember the exact moment I stopped mourning. About 2 years ago, I was watching a group of mothers at my son's school playground chatting and lamenting about their kids and the typical social drama that they were going through. It hit me that he does not judge people at all in that way and he never will. I admired that about him. And I let go of that imagined child's life and dove… read more
does anyone know which public middle school in Middlesex county, NJ provides good special education services for autistic kids. I am looking for ABA based education for 7th graders.
Hi dear fellow parents,
I wish to hear your thoughts and opinions as I am still undecided, even though every case is different, all opinions will be highly appreciated.
In Malaysia, biomedical is still limited, its about 6 hours drive away from my house. Very long waiting list, to make an appointment, need to be about 4 months in advance. And believe its pricey.
About my son -
- He's turning 7 soon
- Diagnosed at around 3 yrs old, high functioning autism.
- Some very mild stimming… read more
We have noticed within the past couple of months our (9 year old) Aspie son is sneaking food. He has a healthy appetite and always finishes his meals. We noticed he was sneaking candy and other sweets. He is not allowed in the kitchen without permission for this reason. Last week he grabbed a handful of little smokies at a Halloween party and snuck to a corner to eat them. I found a partially eaten granola bar under his pillow last week. I constantly find various wrappers in his laundry. Today he… read more
If so, what is your impression of him and the experience? I had a 15 min consult with him and before i start the tx with him, i wanted to know and learn about others' experience with him. Thanks.
I was approved, received letter today. Not sure if the plan they offer is the right one. I notified them he has autism and sent Dr. Letter with diagnosis so they are aware.
He lines up blocks and toy cars and when I reach for one to try to show him how to build or push the car he screams. Then he looks at the items from the side and stares at them
I am going to mediation soon for my daughter and looking for an IEP advocate to help create a plan that will encourage success for my 13 yo in eighth grade.
My son is 3 years old and is still stuck on the stage 2 baby foods. He will eat that, yogurt, spaghettios, and yogurt melts. I can’t get him to eat anything different than that. I’ve tried everything even mashed foods like mashed potatoes he won’t eat. He won’t eat ice cream, mac n cheese, cereal, oatmeal, eggs...etc you name it I’ve tried it. What can I do to get him to try to eat something different? Anything I try he literally takes his fingers and pulls… read more
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