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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-08-2014, 08:55 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 409
Posted By buttercup
(((HUGS))) Everything will be okay. You just...

(((HUGS)))
Everything will be okay. You just take it one day at a time. I don't think the term "having it under control" accurately describes any child, much less a special needs child. As...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-27-2014, 04:55 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 305
Posted By buttercup
(((HUGS))) I know you and DP will figure out a...

(((HUGS))) I know you and DP will figure out a solution. My first thought is the transition and DP's DD struggle in dealing with it. All children need some kind of regular structure and children...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-10-2014, 03:24 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 183
Posted By buttercup
Hi Trinity, I used visuals for my ASD...

Hi Trinity,
I used visuals for my ASD children.  Everytime they were loud, I would show them the visual of where they are at and were they should be.  I carried it with us in public too.  They...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-02-2013, 06:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By buttercup
I'd speak directly to the principal and get it...

I'd speak directly to the principal and get it added to the IEP.  That is ridiculous.  It is as if the teacher has zero knowledge about the IDEA and the IEP process.  If you get the same response...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-29-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By buttercup
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Triniity http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1362875/3-year-old-with-autism-only-repeats-words#post_17335763)
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-29-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,203
Posted By buttercup
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by Meltron http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1362875/3-year-old-with-autism-only-repeats-words#post_17329217)
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-29-2013, 07:01 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 429
Posted By buttercup
My two eldest with ASD had gastrointestinal...

My two eldest with ASD had gastrointestinal issues as babies and toddlers.  My 3rd child regressed at 12 months and developed gastrointestinal problems around that time.  My eldest children both had...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-27-2013, 05:55 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 685
Posted By buttercup
Hi.  I agree that there appears to be red flags,...

Hi.  I agree that there appears to be red flags, however it appears she has a lot of sensory issues.  Is she receiving OT?  If not, that would be something I would request from the school district. ...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-25-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 271
Posted By buttercup
Parent Centers are federally funded to provide...

Parent Centers are federally funded to provide information and support to families of students with IEPs/ 504 Plans.  You might consider finding the one located in your area.  Depending on the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   08-09-2012, 02:12 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,322
Posted By buttercup
Hi.  This thread has some fantastic info.  Thank...

Hi.  This thread has some fantastic info.  Thank you to everyone you took the time to share their stories!
 
I wanted to share a couple links that might be helpful.  The information is related to...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-24-2012, 07:19 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 419
Posted By buttercup
I am so sorry you are going through this...and...

I am so sorry you are going through this...and he is in 3rd Grade where he gets to take the FCAT.  As the previous poster indicated, you should definitely contact Family Network on Disabilities. ...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-24-2012, 07:06 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 757
Posted By buttercup
I am sorry you are going through this, but I...

I am sorry you are going through this, but I must commend you for being so in tuned to your baby.  Whatever happens, she is in the best care.  So many parents do not know what to look for or just...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-24-2012, 06:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 139
Posted By buttercup
I am not sure where you reside, but if you are...

I am not sure where you reside, but if you are in the US is the ST through a birth to 3 program?  I only mention this because sometimes the evaluations are in a classroom like setting where the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-09-2012, 08:05 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 978
Posted By buttercup
I wanted just say that alternative biomedical/...

I wanted just say that alternative biomedical/ dietary interventions where very beneficial in helping my asd children.  You mentioned she had stomach problems that was improving.  Was she in pain? ...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-13-2012, 04:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 583
Posted By buttercup
As Fay has suggested ~ If your doctors have...

As Fay has suggested ~ If your doctors have evidence and believe that the vaccines caused the regression, then they might be asking to complete information so it can be submitted to VAERS, Vaccine...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-30-2012, 02:54 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 245
Posted By buttercup
Someone with a bit more knowledge may be able to...

Someone with a bit more knowledge may be able to answer, but where I am EI and Education services can not overlap.  As soon as the child turns 3, the EI services (IDEA Part C) cease and Education...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-30-2012, 02:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 593
Posted By buttercup
I am not sure if she has an IEP or a 504 plan,...

I am not sure if she has an IEP or a 504 plan, but you should get it added as an accommodation for her to function in school so anyone who works with her whether she is in music, PE, art or...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-21-2012, 04:39 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,397
Posted By buttercup
When my No. 1 (daughter) was diagnosed, I felt...

When my No. 1 (daughter) was diagnosed, I felt relief because I knew she wasn't developing like her peers.  At the age of 3, we were able to dive into different interventions. 
 
When my No 2 (son...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-21-2012, 04:12 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 370
Posted By buttercup
Linda - Thank you.  I saw myself in your...

Linda - Thank you.  I saw myself in your comments.
 
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-16-2012, 05:02 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 494
Posted By buttercup
This breaks my heart.  What worries me more is...

This breaks my heart.  What worries me more is what methods of discipline was used at the school that the child us unable to speak about?  I know of a non-verbal child who was secluded at school for...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-29-2012, 07:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By buttercup
The activate charcoal capsules are pretty big. ...

The activate charcoal capsules are pretty big.  I can't tell you how much to give, but when my children were around 3, I would start off with 1/4 to 1/2 of a capsule.  Mostly because of the taste. ...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-28-2012, 03:34 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By buttercup
With regards to the b12.  There was no lab work...

With regards to the b12.  There was no lab work done at all?  You should ask why.  Not all DAN practioners are the same.  Are you concerned because of the method of administration?  We did the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-28-2012, 03:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 538
Posted By buttercup
Nystatin is an antifungal.  Many children who...

Nystatin is an antifungal.  Many children who have dysbiosis or candida overgrowth will suffer from "die off"  As the yeast are eliminated simultaneously, they release their toxins which the body is...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-28-2012, 11:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 188
Posted By buttercup
Just to add on to PikkuMyy suggestion.  You...

Just to add on to PikkuMyy suggestion.  You could also try using visuals.  What has really helped with my 3 ASD kids when they were 2-4 yrs old with limited communication skills is creating a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-28-2012, 11:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,615
Posted By buttercup
http://omega-research.com/   The link...

http://omega-research.com/
 
The link provides a list of research for various health conditions, including Autism under the childrens health section.  Omega 3 is so beneficial for anyone, but it...
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