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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-29-2012, 10:24 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 321
Posted By ErinYay
Valentine can draw faces.   It's really...

Valentine can draw faces.
 
It's really awesome.
 

 
 
 
 
 
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-29-2012, 10:14 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,288
Posted By ErinYay
I'm on the spectrum and I'm hilarious.    

I'm on the spectrum and I'm hilarious.
 
 
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-26-2012, 07:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By ErinYay
Tangledblue- thank you!   Peony- yes,...

Tangledblue- thank you!
 
Peony- yes, exactly, you're right. I just need to keep doing what I'm doing, and keep V's challenges in mind while *not* dwelling on them. 
 
Shockingly, I feel much...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-25-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By ErinYay
Oh, also I think I just figured out the answer. ...

Oh, also I think I just figured out the answer.
 
Since socially she's very much like a reserved 1-year-old, and I wouldn't be trying to teach my 12-mo-old to stand up for herself and understand...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-25-2012, 06:49 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By ErinYay
Her overall social skills are lousy. She's...

Her overall social skills are lousy. She's started to ask for food and juice, but is aloof with her dad and me. No calling for us, no seeking comfort, no interaction initiation...
 
I don't know....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-25-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By ErinYay
I guess I should have mentioned that she very...

I guess I should have mentioned that she very likely has autism and her ability to role play or pretend is close to nonexistent. She is able to imitate when prompted and is very echolalic, but has a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-25-2012, 03:29 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 881
Posted By ErinYay
Hi, mamas. My heart hurts today, a little.   ...

Hi, mamas. My heart hurts today, a little.
 
We just got back from a birthday party for an acquaintance's 3-year-old. V is 26-months, and there was a 27-month-old little girl there.
 
V got...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-23-2012, 06:44 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By ErinYay
Ditto preschool. We always thought we'd...

Ditto preschool. We always thought we'd homeschool, but between my own social issues and V's needs, we'll be pushing for her to start in January, right after she turns 3, but we live in a city with...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-22-2012, 03:28 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By ErinYay
I really feel for you. DD1 is extremely...

I really feel for you. DD1 is extremely sensory-seeking, and it seems no amount of sensory stuff is enough for her. We have a trampoline station, and huge pillows we pull out in the evenings so she...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-22-2012, 10:13 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 938
Posted By ErinYay
Being ahead in language and math shouldn't...

Being ahead in language and math shouldn't preclude testing, nor a diagnosis. Push the school district, and/or seek out your own evaluations, at the very least an OT eval, as it sounds like at least...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-21-2012, 01:32 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 652
Posted By ErinYay
We just saw the neuro today for our 26-month-old...

We just saw the neuro today for our 26-month-old daughter.
 
It was about as stressful as a typical checkup- all they did to her was weigh her, take her height and head circ, look in her eyes, and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-11-2012, 03:07 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,689
Posted By ErinYay
I don't see a problem with that- I do it myself...

I don't see a problem with that- I do it myself to groups of kids. Someone's throwing dirt at my kid? "Hey, guys. No throwing dirt." 
 
That said, most typical 6-9-yr-olds probably won't take a...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-09-2012, 09:23 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,689
Posted By ErinYay
You may want to rethink teaching your children...

You may want to rethink teaching your children to parrot "dismissive" phrases to other kids, particularly special needs kids. I mean, I get that you want your kids to advocate for themselves, which...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-07-2012, 09:30 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 911
Posted By ErinYay
Long story short, I'm your husband. I'm not, of...

Long story short, I'm your husband. I'm not, of course, but I'm a really, really bad wife.
 
I have mild AS, and after 3 years of marriage to a very nice, understanding NT man, I've come to the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-03-2012, 07:31 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 952
Posted By ErinYay
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-02-2012, 08:54 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By ErinYay
She lost me at the vaccine nonsense, so, you...

She lost me at the vaccine nonsense, so, you know, immediately.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-31-2012, 04:06 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 952
Posted By ErinYay
The emotional needs of aspies/ auties can vary...

The emotional needs of aspies/ auties can vary tremendously, of course, but, at least for me, what I need to feel good emotionally is: very, very little.
 
Pretty much, if you tell me you love me,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-30-2012, 09:25 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 349
Posted By ErinYay
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-27-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,308
Posted By ErinYay
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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-27-2012, 10:48 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,308
Posted By ErinYay
Yeah, I'm kind of a dick. I'm also the autistic...

Yeah, I'm kind of a dick. I'm also the autistic mother of two very young children, the eldest of whom is very likely on the spectrum.
 
The extended family's feelings and entirely valid and...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-25-2012, 10:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,308
Posted By ErinYay
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Quote:Originally Posted by aus5 http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1343262/nephew-has-delays-sister-angry-at-me#post_16848429)

I...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-25-2012, 09:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By ErinYay
Don't be sorry- anger is a big part of the...

Don't be sorry- anger is a big part of the process- no matter when you start.
 
We knew from the time DD was 5 months old that something wasn't right. I personally am autistic and huge...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-25-2012, 09:48 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,308
Posted By ErinYay
Back off.   The kid's been evaluated. What...

Back off.
 
The kid's been evaluated. What else do you want from them?
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-25-2012, 10:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 952
Posted By ErinYay
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Quote:Originally Posted by umami_mommy http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   01-24-2012, 08:33 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,044
Posted By ErinYay
Never mind. I'm super exhausted and can't write...

Never mind. I'm super exhausted and can't write well.
 
 
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