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Question

My son is non verbal and shows signs of autism. He is in the middle of the evaluation process of being diagnosed and therapy. I was looking to get tips and advice on teaching him things. He catches on quick to stuff but he is non verbal and only uses hand gestures. Also I was looking for tips to help him with tensin...

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Son being assessed

I don't know how to describe how I feel. My 2 year old son is being referred for an autism assessment. I've thought it since he was around 18months, but I feel as time is going on its becoming clearer. Some days I'm absolutely fine about it, other days it bothers me but I can't quite put into words how. It doesn't ...

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Rhyming words

Has anyone's child struggled understanding rhyming words? My boy is moving to the 2nd grade but doesn't read nor understand rhyming words. Luckily I'm homeschooling him so I work with him. Just wondering if it's a thing for anyone else and if anyone has advice.

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Feeling stressed

I know I may have asked this before but I really need some advice re dog and 7 year old and dog barking unfortunately our dog has a really loud bark and upsets and makes our 7 year old angry I'm st my wits end we've tried no bark things (hasn't worked) for our lad we've tried headphones and sticker charts and ignori...

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High probability of autism

Got news my 7 year old has a high probably of being autistic. His school did some testing due to him having an iep for speech and reading - we’re now 3 years in and not much progress. He is at the beginning of kindergarten level and theyre concerned how he will do in second grade next year. He scored literally 2% in...

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