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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-22-2012, 03:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,527
Posted By kbins
I was responding to the OP's comment that the...

I was responding to the OP's comment that the pediatrician changed the med to Adderall and recommended it be taken with applesauce. Adderall XR is beads.
 
We saw significantly different side...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-20-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,527
Posted By kbins
the reason the pediatrician said mix with...

the reason the pediatrician said mix with applesauce or yogurt because some kids can't swallow the capsule whole. If the little beads inside are chewed/crushed, the extended release is destroyed....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-27-2012, 07:42 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 269
Posted By kbins
DS#2 was right around 2 when we had a sleep...

DS#2 was right around 2 when we had a sleep study done for sleep apnea. He is also ASD, we didn't know it at the time, just knew he never stayed asleep and was always on sensory overload, among...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-18-2011, 05:51 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 532
Posted By kbins
My PDD-NOS son is on a few daily medications for...

My PDD-NOS son is on a few daily medications for allergies/asthma and so we went into ADHD medications for him with some concern about putting too many pharmaceuticals into him. However, we see the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-11-2011, 01:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 782
Posted By kbins
http://www.americanmedical-id.com/   We...

http://www.americanmedical-id.com/
 
We liked these because we could personalize them with the child's name, phone and other info besides the allergies.
However, the laser engraving wore off...
Forum: Family Safety   08-26-2011, 11:11 AM
Replies: 20
  Poll: Best Mini Van?
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Posted By kbins
 Quote:Originally Posted by...



Quote:Originally Posted by JBaxter http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1324563/best-mini-van#post_16593663)

I have a 08 Oddy  and...
Forum: Family Safety   08-26-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 20
  Poll: Best Mini Van?
Views: 1,243
Posted By kbins
We have an 05 Sienna XLE and a 06 Sienna LE,...

We have an 05 Sienna XLE and a 06 Sienna LE, both with 70k miles. Generally very happy with them.
 
What is your car seat situation? Do you require LATCH in the 3rd row? For 2011, Sienna took out...
Forum: Family Safety   08-26-2011, 10:58 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 857
Posted By kbins
My DD was doing this with her Graco carseat at...

My DD was doing this with her Graco carseat at around 18 months. The buckles on the Graco chest clips are super easy for them to open. I had to switch her seat. I have her in a Britax since that's...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   08-22-2011, 11:42 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 218
Posted By kbins
Pflugerville - OT Connection. HIghly recommend....

Pflugerville - OT Connection. HIghly recommend. All they do is kids stuff, sensory is a specialty. (they also do speech there) They have 2 great gyms plus individual therapy rooms. Outstanding...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-07-2011, 04:43 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 2,545
Posted By kbins
No. DS#2 was a difficult baby, but we didn't...

No. DS#2 was a difficult baby, but we didn't know the extent of his challenges when I got pregnant with #3. DS#3 is such a blessing, he was an easy, happy baby and been quick to learn and develop....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-03-2011, 12:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 675
Posted By kbins
We have a medicalert bracelet for DS#2. He also...

We have a medicalert bracelet for DS#2. He also has a peanut allergy in addition to his autism/PDD-NOS. From ages 2-4, he wasn't able to communicate clearly enough to where we thought he could tell...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-03-2011, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 734
Posted By kbins
Don't know your state specifics, but I will...

Don't know your state specifics, but I will share our experience which was similar.
 
Our DS was in a private preschool/daycare, and receiving private OT and ST, but at age 4, we had him evaluated...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   07-29-2011, 07:00 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,101
Posted By kbins
Acupuncture Associates Chinese Medical Clinic in...

Acupuncture Associates Chinese Medical Clinic in Round Rock. My SIL and BIL go there weekly and swear by the NAET process. BIL has had many allergies eliminated, according to SIL.
 
We tried it...
Forum: Texas, Oklahoma, New Mexico   07-29-2011, 06:52 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 741
Posted By kbins
Since you want someone part time, you might try...

Since you want someone part time, you might try the UT job board - hirealonghorn.org - it's only open to registered students, so you will get some level of quality there. We had fantastic luck...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-26-2011, 12:11 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,139
Posted By kbins
Insurance coverage - many states now require...

Insurance coverage - many states now require private insurance to cover speech, occupational therapy and other therapies under the autism label. texas is one that requires coverage under medical...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-26-2011, 12:00 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,139
Posted By kbins
  Perhaps your DH downplayed the delays, even...


Perhaps your DH downplayed the delays, even subtly? the peds generally are not quick to refer out if the parent seems reluctant.
 
I had a ped who "wasn't concerned" at 2 when DS had limited...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-19-2011, 11:53 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,139
Posted By kbins
This sounds SO much like my DS#2 around his...

This sounds SO much like my DS#2 around his second birthday. Language delays, frustration since he couldn't communicate, obsessed with books, but clearly learned quickly (lots of echolalia). He...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-15-2011, 03:27 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 11,733
Posted By kbins
We have had our almost-7 year old on Risperdal...

We have had our almost-7 year old on Risperdal for about a month. It was intended to be combined with an ADHD medication. He's high functioning autistic/PDD-NOS with ADHD. Likely gifted as well but...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-15-2011, 03:20 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 482
Posted By kbins
My DS#1 is on 15mg of Adderall XR. He started on...

My DS#1 is on 15mg of Adderall XR. He started on Focalin but had emotional crashes (sobbing, sad) around 4-6 pm every night. Anyhow, yes, if I don't get him the meds before 7am, he can be up to 9 or...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-13-2011, 07:39 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,186
Posted By kbins
Before starting any child on a stimulant med,...

Before starting any child on a stimulant med, they should do an EKG to check heart function. An EEG should be done if trying to rule out seizure disorder, according to our psychiatrist. Either might...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-02-2011, 07:30 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 2,055
Posted By kbins
DS (PDD-NOS) was old enough by one day to go to...

DS (PDD-NOS) was old enough by one day to go to kinder, but nowhere near ready due to pragmatic language issues, social skills, and other things that may include ADHD. He's hyperlexic and reads...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-29-2011, 01:08 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 445
Posted By kbins
I was at my wit's end in the summer of 2008 when...

I was at my wit's end in the summer of 2008 when DS was 4 and nowhere near trained. I took a class offered by our local Autism Center that was called "Positive Practice" and based on the Foxx and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-29-2011, 12:51 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,001
Posted By kbins
We did the program as part of DS's OT work when...

We did the program as part of DS's OT work when he was 4.5 and having a lot of trouble regulating his behavior and managing sensory input.
 
I do think it helped him to "center" and regulate.
 ...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-15-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 616
Posted By kbins
I asked this same question recently of our local...

I asked this same question recently of our local group of kids with food allergies. We also used the american medical ID, and the laser engraving wears off very quickly. They did replace one set for...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-12-2011, 07:37 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 246
Posted By kbins
I did suggest this - that DS might present...

I did suggest this - that DS might present differently with a teacher who only has gen ed kinder and no spec ed background. He has had trouble with art/music teachers and a substitute - they sent...
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