My 19yrs daugther has austim, all the works, what medication DOES NOT put weight on. She has to take melotonin for sleep.
Ok, 2 with Severe Autism, and 1 dangling close to the spectrum. ...we all have been doin ABA for at least 4 straight years. Of course there a zillions of positives, I'm wondering if it's possible to max out? Do bx Analysts SEE the kid imprisoned in the body? Or do they only see the behavior
If a kid does max out, THEN WHAT
my oldest 10 years old, youngest is 7. So far, The most common advice from APD, DCF, and a very respected group of BCBA'S .....the sooner I find group homes, the better. … read more
I was wondering if anyone has tried any natural supplements/ has anyone used hemp oil? If so how does it work and is it beneficial. Any other alternatives to sleep medication besides melatonin. Has anyone ever use agape
Our OT wants to try something called the Safe and Sound Protocol (SSP). She says she’s used it with other kids to help regulate the fight or flight response. She claims it decreases the severity and frequency of meltdowns. I’ve gotta be honest, I’ve been reading but I still I don’t really understand much about it!
Have any of you heard of this? Have you tried it? A link to the program is below.
We live in Illinois and our 7 year old ASD is in first grade At our last IEP meeting we asked for a Social Skills Group and the school social worker said they don't provide that at the school. We are requesting from the school Social Skills Group Therapy for my son. Please note he is receiving social services from the social worker at the school but we are looking for structured social skills group therapy with his peers hoping for an hour a week dedicated to this. Is this a normal type of… read more
He isn't hitting out of anger or from being upset...He hits and slaps and taps you when he is excited or happy. We have tried saying no nice touch sitting him down beside us so many different things but nothing seems to work. Please help any ideas would be great Thank you
I read some article during a research for alternative treatment methods and became curious on the subject of Homeopathic treatment of autism. The subject was very interesting with a lot of case studies and feedback from parents who are using this alternative method. Does anyone have any input on this subject? Please kindly share you experiences on the Homeopathic and Biomedical Treatment for Autism.