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Top 10 Search Results for "Social Skills Therapy"

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How Do We Help A 3.5 Year Old With Receptive Language (labeling Items) If We Know He Hears Us, But Is Unable To Process The Words?

How Do We Help A 3.5 Year Old With Receptive Language (labeling Items) If We Know He Hears Us, But Is Unable To Process The Words?

We have hit a wall with ABA and receptive language. My 3.5 year old son has outsmarted our therapists for 9 months, we though he knew labels for common items. We would ask him to hand us an item from a field of 6 items. We figured out that he was memorizing locations or items, or would only get it correct if prompted first. We know he hears the command "Give me...", but is unable to process it. For example we will say "give me sock" and he will say "ock" several times and hand you a spoon… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thank you for all the advice. We have tried some of your suggestions like reducing the field,variable reinforcement and using the items in context. He is very good at figuring things out in context… read more

posted about 9 years ago

How Do You Coop With Aspesgers And Autism?

How Do You Coop With Aspesgers And Autism?

My daughter has been dignosed with aspesgers and autism. Shes about to be 6. And my 4 year old has some of the same symtoms but shes worse when it comes to melt downs. My 6 year old holds her ears and bawls, while my four year old cant coop unless she has touch. She will scream and throw fits and pull her hair. My 6 year old needs to be alone or she every now and then needs hugs and she has a hard time in social things. She rather be a lone most of the time or some times she wants to play with… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My daughter is detached and finds social situations v difficult
She does that sideways head flick to avoid eyes
I worry about the future for her. I'm just getting her a health plan in place through… read more

posted over 3 years ago

My Son Is Picky With Pants-anyone With Older Teens Finding The Right Clothes For Graduation ?

My Son Is Picky With Pants-anyone With Older Teens Finding The Right Clothes For Graduation ?

I have a hard time finding my son pants due to sensory,etc. He will need to dress up for his Graduation photo and graduation. Possibly the prom as well. What did you do to get your teen through that?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thank you so much @A MyAutismTeam Member and @A MyAutismTeam Member. I appreciate the info.

posted over 3 years ago

Oes Anyone Use ABA For Teaching Them To Communicate Or Other Things Not Related To Behavior?

Oes Anyone Use ABA For Teaching Them To Communicate Or Other Things Not Related To Behavior?

I understand ABA Therapy helps us to identify triggers & antecedents to our child's aggression & tantrum behaviors but does anyone use ABA for teaching them to communicate or other things not related to behavior? When I ask our behaviorist for more help or guidance with Owen she keeps saying that there is nothing more she can do for us but our Neurologist keeps telling us to push for ABA & DTT services to help Owen communicate & with his social skills. I'd just like to hear your experience… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

@A MyAutismTeam Member, thank you for the list. Very helpful. I'm going to print out these responses and put together my own list of goals and then talk with my behaviorist. If she continues to… read more

posted over 8 years ago

Full-time ABA, No Nap??? Is That Typical?

Full-time ABA, No Nap??? Is That Typical?

We toured one ABA clinic, and for full-time (9am-3pm), there's no break for a nap. Is that typical? My little guy is only 3 and accustomed to a nap.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

ahhh ok. That makes sense. Thank you!

posted over 4 years ago

Any Successes In Matching ASD Kids To Create Meaningful Friendships?

Any Successes In Matching ASD Kids To Create Meaningful Friendships?

Hi all, 9 year old son. Like most, struggles with social interactions and therefore very isolated at school. Others will play with him if he asks or if mom/dad set up a play date....but never been invited to a play date from them or a birthday party. Think its more of the parents honestly being intimidated or being worried of how to handle him (even though it would be fine). Have often though I need to be more aggressive in searching out others like my son in the area that are struggling… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Thanks. He’s the happiest kid ever. I think definitely harder for us than him.

posted about 3 years ago

Behavior Therapy? Vs Social Skills Groups

Behavior Therapy? Vs Social Skills Groups

Social Skills group have not worked for Daniel, b/c he doesn't absorb the info. Should I look into 1:1 behavior therapy to help him with social skill and anger management? I dunno, we're a little "therapy drunk" and not sure it's worth the effort/cost to run around....?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

one on one is the best there is no distractions because really a group, our children are already distracted enough

posted over 9 years ago

Seattle Wa Best School Districts And DDAs

Seattle Wa Best School Districts And DDAs

Hi Guys we relocated to Idaho and love it. But in about 4 yrs we are thinking about moving to Seattle. What are the best school districts and DDAs services?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

Having some time to talk with parents who have done this for a while, almost all recommend Bellevue over Lake Washington

posted over 6 years ago