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Someone asked what we do with unsolicted advice...and......i was reminded

So someone asked about getting unwanted advice and i was telling my autistic son about what i said after that....
Someone was giving me advice in the store and i said "Oh your child is autistic too?" and when she said no, i responded "Well, then i know where to stick your advice."

Yeah, he remembered that.

posted 1 day ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Just last weekend while at an indoor craft fair my autistic 6yr was crying loudly about wanting to "pet" the blankets( he loves textures).I had moved… read more

posted about 17 hours ago

Info

Do any of MAT family share contact info?

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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Okay I would like to talk with some of the MAT family

posted 1 day ago

Jobs

Forgetting the current skill level of your kids, what would be the ideal job you would envision for your kids? For the parents of older kids, what kind of jobs do they currently have? What was their diagnosis?

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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My son is very analytical and knows numbers 1-30 receptive wise as his expressive communication he will show me by counting on his fingers or tracing… read more

posted 1 day ago

Respite care QUALIFICATIONS?

How do you qualify for respite care? Also, how do you know which company/worker to choose? I am very paranoid and have bad anxiety over a stranger watching my child not knowing how they would handle him. He's completely non verbal. Severe Autism.

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

My twins are non verbal and low functioning as well here you submit your diagnosis and income they tell you how much you qualify for as far as choosing… read more

posted 2 days ago

social security disability

I'm interested in hearing from anyone who has experience with SSI in Kentucky for a child with ASD. My child has the diagnosis from a psychologist of ASD, ADHD, along with motor skills delay. He also qualified for an IEP on the educational Diagnosis of autism basis. He is 8 years old and will be entering 2nd grade(he repeated Kindergsrten at teacher's suggestion due to social delays) and is at grade level on all the academic subjects but does have difficulties functioning in the… read more

tags: SSI ASD

posted 2 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User

children with autism in order to get it they have to have medical proof that they are non verbal asd and medical proof of there adhd all from a medical… read more

posted 1 day ago

School recommendations in Sunnyvale, CA or near

Hi there, i am new to this group. I live in northern sunnyvale. My adult daughter just moved here from PA with her 5 year old very high functioning ASD son. He is in ABA and we had him in CCLC pre-k. He now needs to go to kindergarten. We are very concerned. He tends to have a number of meltdowns, mostly triggered by kids who dont do what he wants. I am terrified he will end up in a horrible class and not get the help he needs. He is super extroininarily smart.

My… read more

tags: Autism Schools A Better Chance School playdates

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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@bestyh check with the school special ed department in your area for preschool for children with autism

posted 1 day ago

Do any of your school aged ASD children record their class with a digital or tape recorder?

My son has high functioning ASD. He's going into 6th grade. He struggles with communication and when he comes home and I try to help him with homework when he needs help, ask him more details about what was said in class, or ask him details on an assignment, he is unable to do that. He has an IEP and will be going into middle school, but he doesn't have written into his plan - permission to record his class (the way… read more

tags: Middle School Bulllying Accomodations Communication Disorders voice to text notes

posted 3 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I don't know what the BOE rules are as far as recording at school but I do know that you can have placed in your IEP that the teachers give him copies… read more

posted 2 days ago

3rd set of tubes?

3rd set of tubes?
I am kinda uncomfortable....
Any thoughts?helpful advice?

posted 4 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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If you are asking about ear tubes we are on set 4 but there has been a long time between 3 and 4 . We also had tonsils and adenoids out, the adenoids… read more

posted 3 days ago

Is there a site like this one for siblings?

posted 4 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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I can't think of a site specifically for siblings of Autistic people, but there are a decent number of people here who take care of Autistic people as… read more

posted 2 days ago

Anyone have a PDD-NOS child that shows signs of OCD?

My daughter has started to demand certain "routines" . When I tuck her in, or pick her up, it has to be "slow" and if it isn't, we start all over. My ABA therapist says it is a control issue, but I just want it to stop. It is so tiring

posted 4 days ago by A MyAutismTeam User
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For my son, it was not a stage. And both of our consultants tell me that it is quite common with Autism although my son has more "OCD" issues than most.… read more

posted 2 days ago
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