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Sneaking Food

Sneaking Food

We have noticed within the past couple of months our (9 year old) Aspie son is sneaking food. He has a healthy appetite and always finishes his meals. We noticed he was sneaking candy and other sweets. He is not allowed in the kitchen without permission for this reason. Last week he grabbed a handful of little smokies at a Halloween party and snuck to a corner to eat them. I found a partially eaten granola bar under his pillow last week. I constantly find various wrappers in his laundry. Today he… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My son Cole he is on the spectrum but his brother is not and he tells on him a lot if he is hiding stuff or sneaking stuff but so does Cole he covers… read more

posted over 1 year ago

Stealing

Stealing

How do you stop your Autistic child from stealing money and possibly bigger items? Does anyone have a solution or some way to handle this?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I also would like to follow this , I’m completely lost as to how to handle this , my son is 9 an the lies an stealing is all the time now from silly… read more

posted 3 months ago

Increased Stemming

Increased Stemming

My 10 year old son seems to be getting more aggressive these days. not in the violent sense but much more emotional. his stemming (i think that's the spelling)has also increased too. What type of therapy or intervention would help me help him in both areas. Especially the emotional part. He has a speech delay, which i am sure is as frustrating to him as it is to me trying to understand what is going on.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

He will be receiving ABA once school starts and I am trying to get home ABA also. THanks!

posted about 7 years ago

Stealing/consequences

Stealing/consequences

Takes things that aren't hers. Especially drawn to electronics. No remorse.
Not much is meaningful to her so how do I give consequences?
Stealing really getting worse...

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

This has become a big problem with my daughter as well. It has always been an issue of "stealing" but she has especially been doing it at school with… read more

posted almost 7 years ago

My 13 Year Old Teen Girl With Asperger's Is Stealing?

My 13 Year Old Teen Girl With Asperger's Is Stealing?

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

My 11 year old steals too but she steals not only food but everything. QTips, paperclips, non essential items and hoards them in secret hiding places in… read more

posted over 4 years ago

Lying And Stealing

Lying And Stealing

My 13 yeard old who is high functioning ASD lies about everything and is stealing things from family. He steals food, candy and other items. We have tried everything to get the behavior to stop anyone have an ideas we are at a loss.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

He is stealing due to low impulse control and he is and he is mad because we have told him no. He has little to no control over his impulses and… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Food Theif

Food Theif

Does anyone have any idea on how to stop an autistic child from stealing food? My daughter steals food (mostly sweets) it's not that I don't feed her or even allow her to have the items that she takes but she continues to take them without asking and hides to eat it. I've tried putting it where she shouldn't be able to get it but she finds a way. I dont by sweets often they are truly a treat but if I cant find away to stop the sneaking then we will become a treat free zone.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I really don't even call anything "stealing" with asd kiddos. I agree that it's impulse control. Mine I know cannot help it.

posted almost 7 years ago

Need Help How Do I Get My 14 Yr Old Son Whom Has Aspergers To Quit Stealing And Lying

Need Help How Do I Get My 14 Yr Old Son Whom Has Aspergers To Quit Stealing And Lying

my 14 yr son that has aspergers is constantly stealing and lying and i need help on how to get him to stop im am in desperate need of help im am stressed to the max

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

thank you ill have to try that and see if that helps him and my sanity lol

posted almost 4 years ago

My Son Is Stealing And Lying About It. Help!

My Son Is Stealing And Lying About It. Help!

Recently my son has taken up stealing (money, toys, etc). I am concerned because this behavior is not typical for him. His explaination was that we take things from him (as punishment) so he should take our things. I don't know what to do so that he understands that is not at all okay.

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

I came here for answers - my 12 year old I just got caught today. He stole money and an heirloom coin from his grandmother. We are disappointed in him.… read more

posted over 2 years ago

Daycare For A 2 Year With ASD In Ashburn VA

Daycare For A 2 Year With ASD In Ashburn VA

Hi,
My son is about to start ABA soon and is currently in Daycare. Our situation requires both of us to work. He is not going to be staying at the current day care because it is truly tough for them to deal with him (transition issues, demanding, social, sensory, etc).

Are they any day care in the Ashburn,Sterling areas that cater to 2-2.5 years old on the ASD spectrum? We're trying to avoid homeware (being alone with a provider worries us). Any recommendations would… read more

A MyAutismTeam Member said:

If you have to use a provider maybe you might want to think about getting cameras installed. They are affordable with great plans through different… read more

posted over 4 years ago