I am new to this group.I have 34 months old boy and girl twins.My boy is diagnosed with ASD and currently taking ABA therapy.My girl is doing fine.We are planning to purchase a house (in sunnyvale and cupertino)which comes under cupertino school district as services are better here.I am wondering which is the better school for both of my kids?Any suggestions?I appreciate your help in this regard.
Hi has anyone in the Philadelphia received services for their child ,from Spin,Northeast Treatment Center ,or Drexel Autism Center.
@A MyAutismTeam Member Thank you so much .
My 2 1/2 year old son was just diagnosed with ASD. She said under DSM 4 he falls under autistic disorder but under DSM 5 it's level 2. I asked what that exactly meant and she said it pretty much means he has sever Autism. Has anyone else had this diagnosis? What should I expect?
My daughter was diagnoses with ASD about 4 years ago when she was 3. She is classified as severe by her RX. She is non verbal still at 7 is not potty trained has self injurious behavior, a limited… read more
My 3yr old son is obsessed with doors, especially opening/closing them.
He exhibits this behavior mostly around us( mom/dad). Any ideas on addressing this?
My nephew's the same. We try to stop him and have taken out all doors in their house except the front door, bathroom and garden door in the kitchen
Check at your local Y. We had private lessons that were arranged through the aquatic director. They were very willing to work with us.
We tested positive for Down Synrome. A 1 in 35 chance. He does not have DS, he has Autism. I wondered if anyone else had a similar result?
My 10 yr old son was just recently diagnosed with P.A.N.D.A.S. Has anyone else experienced this?
@A MyAutismTeam Member Do you see this change in personality and regression re-appear before each PANDAS episode?
My son loses focus a lot. What can I do to help him. And what are you guys thoughts on giving your kid medication too help them focus and listen
I usually would let my son look at me first, eye contact is important and then use a calm voice, making sure he can hear me and then give him a chance to respond being patient for his response.
Anyone using an iPad app for daily schedule? Which one do you like?
I use two apps called irewards and Visual Shedules. Both allow to upload photos for visual cues and my son responds well.
My son’s brain doesn’t turn off on its own so we give him clonidine 2 hours before bedtime and then Melatonin. Most of the time you can see him start to get drowsy and fall off to sleep. If he doesn’t… read more