Hi-- my son is 3.5 and is in feeding therapy and applied behavior analysis. He has a feeding disorder so his primary source of nourishment is PediaSmart via the bottle. He has started to take some purees (one kind) and then gets the bottle for nourishment. We need to transition him to a cup but he is so aversive to anything near his mouth except for the bottle that I'm not sure how we can do that. He can't drink from a straw and will kiss a cup and pretty much any food but will only open his… read more
We’re relocating soon and I have the option to choose between the two. Any advice would be great.
Now that my twin granddaughters are going to turn 18 in July, every govt program, every doctor, ever therapist, everybody is asking about guardianship and do we have it. It caught us off guard and totally by surprise. Does it involve money and what about those on SSI who have no money but need to file for guardianship? I live in Chicago and if any of you lovely parents know or can direct me or my family to… read more
Hi my kid is 3.2 yrs. diagnosed at 3 yrs and symptoms were from 2.6 yrs. Initially we enrolled our kid name in waiting list for ABA Therapy in some organizations. And now one by one are calling us to provide the service. But I’m confused which one to opt. Any advice please???
I know i have to go through my GP to get a ECHP plan for my daughter, what are the steps for this, is it easy to get , and then how easy or hard is it to get her into a special school ?
My 8 year old son has started a coughing stim and it is starting to be an all of the time thing. He will go a long time without a cough them start again. He has been to the doctors a few times and he’s not sick.
This is sort of my first post/question. I am pretty new to this forum. I have twin boys 5 years old, one with moderate Autism Spectrum(non-verbal) and other one on Mild Spectrum(verbal but slow language development). We are living in Sydney, Australia. I am looking for best school in Sydney for them in terms of Full support for one of kid and Classroom support for another one.… read more
My son is very strong and aggressive, he is hurting the other kids all day long. He was put on Clonidine.. This is no help.. Any suggestions.. Plz
And also got admission in preschool under SPED.my kid used to show tantrums only when she doesn’t get the things what she want and used to come out from that mood immediately. But I observed once she started with the preschool, I she started crying for everything. She refuses to drink water( basically she doesn’t like drinking water. But we trained her to drink water), refuses to… read more
I’m completely new to this site. I’m also under a year from finding out about my sons ASD. Being on here makes me feel a bit overwhelmed. I thought i could just get away with taking it day by day, but there is so much to learn. C is moderately picky eater. Doesnt eat any veggies, likes fruits, but also loves carbs and dairy. Some days he comes home from school and i feel he is a bit off and teachers have said same thing. Now I’m questioning if it is what he… read more