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Looking for resources locally (Southern California) or online for 6 Year Old ASD with amazing math abilities

Looking for resources locally (Southern California) or online for 6 Year Old ASD with amazing math abilities

Last night, my son while we were driving - wanted to first count by ones to 100, then 2's, then 10's, then by 100's to 1000, then by 1000's to about 45,000. What really struck me is he wanted to count by square numbers, up to 100. It took me a minute to realize what he was doing when he started with 1, 3, 9, 16, 25, 36...

He is limited verbally, but feel like I have to find something to encourage/support… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Amazing, at only 6 years old!

posted 26 days ago

Zyprexia

Zyprexia

Does anyone have experience and thoughts On Zyprexia? My son s 15 with severe mania and aggression.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My son was on zyprexa for about 2 years. The weight gain for him wasn't bad, and he would lose it over the summer. He has been transitioned to… read more

posted about 1 year ago

Hi, I wanted to know if anyone home schools their kiddo(s) and if so how it's going?

Hi, I wanted to know if anyone home schools their kiddo(s) and if so how it's going?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thank you!!!! GG starts middle school in Aug and I do not like the school the district has chosen for us. I am seriously considering home schooling her… read more

posted over 7 years ago

Recommendations - S/T & O/T Providers around the Roseville or Sacramento area?

Recommendations - S/T & O/T Providers around the Roseville or Sacramento area?

Our insurance gave the authorization for OT & ST. However, being newly diagnosed, not knowing what I should ask and looking over the long lists - I don't know where to begin, YIKES! Any recommendations for S/T & O/T Providers around the Roseville or Sacramento area? Any assistance would be appreciated!
~leesa

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

One more idea--Contact your local chapter of the Autism Society of America or your local AutismSpeaks chapter. The staff may be able to point you in the… read more

posted over 6 years ago

Aba Providers in s. FL

Aba Providers in s. FL

Need recommendations - looking for a new aba therapy provider in south Florida that comes to the school. Any recommendations?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thanks Isa, yes I tried Fiorella but she doesn't take my insurance and was trying to become a privider but will try her again!

posted over 2 years ago

Best nutrition or supplements to improve son 's eye contact?

Best nutrition or supplements to improve son 's eye contact?

My 4 years old boy doesn't use eye contact. What are the best nutrition or supplements susceptible to help him?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

One tsp of cod liver helps with eye contact. Mix with sprite or lemonade if child does not take it straight . My dan dr recommend . It helps my son.

posted over 5 years ago

Special Needs "Rights" Champions

Special Needs "Rights" Champions

Through the years there have been so many champions of rights, in no particular order, human rights, black rights, womens rights, childrens rights, gay rights, disabled rights
...is this OUR TIME in the 2020's per say , to see massive movements ASD rights in particular?
Are there any modern day champions I could read about? Who are the Autists changing the way ASD is understood?
As a person who describes themselves as evolving in terms of worldliness, I am interested in knowing how… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Conquer for Conner is one of my fave young advocates. I met him on the hill when we were meeting with our representatives
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posted over 1 year ago
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