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.
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
My son is 2 1/2 diagnosis with ASD and he has been licking anything and everything for a few months now. He has always mouthed everything but now he's licking windows, doors, people, himself and its getting to the point he licks his hands and rubs it all over his face and hair which makes him smell like spit. I don't know what to do!?
Parasites, can be treated with antifungals.
I'm looking into getting one for my son. He doesn't like to wear bracelets or anklets, and he takes off his shoes frequently, so I'm not too sure what to do. I'll probably get the bracelet and just… read more