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what would you do?

my 8 years daughter hates school. she does not want to go school or study at home. she seems happy if i let be along. let her do whatever she likes to do. i live in a country where school does not help if ur child don't want to go school. in my situation what would you do?? keep her home and let be along with her self or keep trying to send her school or do study.

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Develop play based learning/investigative learning about topics that do interest her.

Create and develop your own way to home school her. You can also… read more

posted about 22 hours ago

Autism Quote about what it is AND that it doesn't just 'go away'

This may be a silly question but are there any picture quotes about autism in the sense of what autism is and that it is life long.? I have family members who think that autism goes away (actually had one brother ask if my kids autism is gone months later since we talked lol). A majority of them are too lazy to read something long so usually a picture quote would be better for them to see. I just haven't found anything exactly about what autism is AND… read more

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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posted 3 days ago

Does medicaid cover weighted blankets

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Often what is covered by medicaid is on a case-by-case basis. A recommendation from a doctor could help.

posted 1 day ago

Can anyone recommend a great online reading and spelling program

Hello Everyone,

My son is 6 years old and uses touch chat (an audio device). I am searching for a great online spelling and reading program. Any recommendations would be most appreciated.

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

I recently purchase Homer , it is audible . You can use it for home school

posted 2 days ago

Is it safe to use Calm by BioRay on my son who is already taking Intuniv

Hello everyone, My son is 6 years old and is Non verbal, his major problems were tantrums, high energy, often running away when we would go out, very low concentration, hardly any eye contact, anxious, banging head. Though we was very hesitant on giving him medication, I was at a point where we needed to try it. For 3 months he has been on Intuniv taking two pills a night and it has helped so much. His teacher has said he is doing so much… read more

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

First step after diagnosis...?

My son recently got diagnosed with autism. I have read ALOT online but I am just super overwhelmed!!
Can someone pleease advice me as to what to do?!

Another thing... Ryan does not have any type of health insurance. My employers insurance was super expensive and did not cover any therapies.
Does anyone know of a good insurance in Texas?

posted 5 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Swimming Lessons!

Any mamas here have their child in swimming lessons?

Does your child enjoy? Is it too demanding that can be too overwhelming for the child?

Do you have one on one (parent & child) training? Any feedbacks?

My child loves loves water (SWIMMING) I want to enroll some swimming lessons but can't seem to find any in my area (Stockton/Lodi, California) If any mamas are in this area and do know of some places please share.


posted 5 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Please , Please get your child swim lessons and find a summer league swim team for them to be on. Often time the summer league coaches will do swim… read more

posted 5 days ago

Medications/Supplements - What? How? and Why?

I would like to know more about medications or supplements used to treat Autism. I would like to know WHAT medicines you have tried, HOW you administer them (my child refuses meds) and WHY you began using medication. I ask these questions because my 4 year old daughter has recently began exhibiting much more severe behaviors. She is extremely irritable, combative and sleepless. She had slept through the night since 6 weeks old but now wakes 2-3 times a night. She… read more

edited, originally posted 5 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

Disability approval and denials

My son is on the spectrum but is considered high functioning. He also have major behavioral problems and his speech is that of a 1 1/2 to 2 year old level. I started the process of applying for disability in January but haven't received a decision yet just paperwork for me and his teacher to fill out concerning his functional something lol. My income is not a concern since I'm only working part time so I can focus more on him . So I'm trying to see if anyone have a child similar… read more

posted 6 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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It was quite easy for my then 3 years old child to receive disability. I've made sure I got all doctor & school documents on hands before applying.… read more

posted 5 days ago

Does anyone have good recommendation for ABA therapy in bay area?

I am looking for good ABA therapist that will accept Blue Shield HMO insurance. My son is 9 years old and doctor at Standford think that he might have high functioning autism. Dealing with his behavior has been very stressful as he gets older. Would appreciate if anyone has good recommendation for him.

posted 7 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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