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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   04-03-2012, 10:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 609
Posted By Village Mama
Strep popped into my mind for some reason. Like...

Strep popped into my mind for some reason. Like PANDAS... has he had a virus or sore throat lately?
My son is the same age as yours, and I do notice that certain behaviors are amped up through...
Forum: Country Living / Off the Grid   04-02-2012, 09:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 924
Posted By Village Mama
Youtube was my best friend ever when learning to...

Youtube was my best friend ever when learning to spin. The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning also has all of the info you will ever need! Including how to prepare flax and nettle fiber if you ever...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-20-2012, 11:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 767
Posted By Village Mama
Hmm. We have a lot of verbal stims in our house....

Hmm. We have a lot of verbal stims in our house. I admit to redirecting sometimes... I happen to be super overloaded by noise! Most of the time the boys are completely unaware that they are doing it...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   03-17-2012, 09:28 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,665
Posted By Village Mama
I was worried that the Ipad was going to be...

I was worried that the Ipad was going to be gimmicky. We just received one last month through an autism program and I am completely sold. We don't use it for communication but have seen the AWESOME...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-28-2012, 08:41 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,288
Posted By Village Mama
My son repeats the last words of a question in...

My son repeats the last words of a question in the exact same way you described. He is 10 now and has done it since he was really young. He IS on the spectrum... but I think that this behavior is...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-22-2012, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 747
Posted By Village Mama
I see a lot of toddlers around here on the...

I see a lot of toddlers around here on the balance bikes... they are brilliant. I think they would have saved us a LOT of grief!!!
I fully agree that this woul;d be the way to go.
Forum: Frugality & Finances   02-13-2012, 11:39 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,282
Posted By Village Mama
Just regarding the green coffee beans... We buy...

Just regarding the green coffee beans... We buy ours from a local store for 5 bucks a pound. I know people buy them online for a similar price. A company that roasts beans actually sells them to me....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   02-09-2012, 06:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 309
Posted By Village Mama
My eldest just received an Aspergers...

My eldest just received an Aspergers diagnosis... I don't think that he will lose his as he still seems to meet the new criteria( It even seems like the psych worded everything so that it will be...
Forum: Frugality & Finances   01-31-2012, 09:44 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,282
Posted By Village Mama
We spend about $1000 a month on groceries,...

We spend about $1000 a month on groceries, including toiletries( TP , laundry detergent, dish soap, etc) for a family of four.
We are all Gluten free but I have been grain free for about three...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-17-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,325
Posted By Village Mama
Seems to have a genetic component in our case as...

Seems to have a genetic component in our case as well. I was 20 when I had my first son who is on the spectrum.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-11-2011, 09:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Village Mama
The Psych told me that we shouldn't need one for...

The Psych told me that we shouldn't need one for the kids over 6.... just the Ped and her should be sufficient. The younger kids have to have an assessment from a speech language specialist as well....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-09-2011, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Village Mama
Piglet... did you guys have a speech language...

Piglet... did you guys have a speech language assessment yet? We NEED one here in BC don't we?
 
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-07-2011, 08:13 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Village Mama
We had our educational portion of the assessment...

We had our educational portion of the assessment last year.... there wasn't anything left in the budget for the ASD portion. We were on the wait list and it looked like an 18 month wait here.... so...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-07-2011, 08:02 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Village Mama
I am pretty sure that we are working with the...

I am pretty sure that we are working with the same team... and yes , so far it has been such a wonderful experience! I am so happy to have contact with someone else who is doing this too! Yay!
 
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-07-2011, 05:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Village Mama
We are with Self Design too... did you end up...

We are with Self Design too... did you end up going to Nanaimo? I have my fingers crossed too. We could really use some supports! I am so glad to see someone else fairly local going the private...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-05-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 598
Posted By Village Mama
Just came back from the ADOS assessment process!...

Just came back from the ADOS assessment process! It has taken years to get to this point for us... Our homelearning group actually paid for this portion of the assessment privately so that we can...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   11-01-2011, 10:52 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Village Mama
My ten year old aspie has been homeschooled the...

My ten year old aspie has been homeschooled the entire time. We definitely have struggles but also a lot of triumphs. I do worry about the social aspect of things though.Yesterday we took another...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-20-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 456
Posted By Village Mama
My son was 8 when we started the testing and we...

My son was 8 when we started the testing and we have been up front about what is going on the whole way along. We knew that he had learning differences from a young age though... so do lots of...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-09-2011, 09:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 516
Posted By Village Mama
It works. You could also sew velcro tabs into...

It works. You could also sew velcro tabs into the  duvet cover on the corners or something to keep it in place. My kids hate patterns and loud colours... having covers for options works well. Ours...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   09-13-2011, 08:44 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 579
Posted By Village Mama
You could try a little weighted lap pillow to...

You could try a little weighted lap pillow to see if he likes things with extra weight. My fidgety son likes to put one on his head! Think of something like a magic bag thingy.... the ones you can...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-21-2011, 11:39 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,763
Posted By Village Mama
It is the worst when they have conflicting...

It is the worst when they have conflicting emotions inside , like being excited and anxious, or uncomfortable and sensory overloaded.... still wanting to do the thing, but rejecting it all in the...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-21-2011, 11:35 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 1,763
Posted By Village Mama
This is definitely one of the hugest part of AS...

This is definitely one of the hugest part of AS that affects our family. I don't have any suggestions at all other than prepping and prompting ahead of time if possible. I love that the internet has...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-21-2011, 10:11 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Village Mama
LOL. that is essentially the exact way he...

LOL. that is essentially the exact way he describes it. Then it becomes a stubborn rigid thing ....
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-20-2011, 02:40 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Village Mama
I think you hit it COMPLETELY on the button.

I think you hit it COMPLETELY on the button.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-17-2011, 04:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 676
Posted By Village Mama
I think that he is so accepting of people having...

I think that he is so accepting of people having androgynous features... he told me today that he just assumed that the " woman" in the movie was a lesbian... and that was why she was into women.(...
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