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.
Do any of MAT family share contact info?
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?
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.
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
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
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
3rd set of tubes?
I am kinda uncomfortable....
Any thoughts?helpful advice?
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