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Forum: Special Needs Parenting   07-01-2015, 07:54 AM
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Posted By baltmom
Agree 100% with Linda on the Move. I'm also...

Agree 100% with Linda on the Move. I'm also wondering who made the developmental delay dx two months ago? If it is someone you like working with and trust, can you have regular appointments so this...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-23-2015, 07:20 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 331
Posted By baltmom
Haven't been through it, sorry, but have you...

Haven't been through it, sorry, but have you explored mitochondrial dysfunction at all? Not necessarily mito disorder, but dysfunction seems to be more common and less well-known.
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-02-2015, 04:21 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By baltmom
In addition to asking your ped about an OT, you...

In addition to asking your ped about an OT, you might try asking some other parents - pediatricians don't often have a lot of background or experience with this and may not really know what is needed...
Forum: The Childhood Years   05-01-2015, 04:14 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 596
Posted By baltmom
To me, the common threads running through your...

To me, the common threads running through your descriptions of your daughter are sensory processing challenges and anxiety. And possibly food intolerance. A starting point could be an OT, if you...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-11-2014, 06:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By baltmom
That sounds like a great plan. So as soon as he's...

That sounds like a great plan. So as soon as he's officially enrolled, I'll start the process. Thank you so much for the road map!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-10-2014, 07:21 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By baltmom
Thank you both so much. This is all very helpful....

Thank you both so much. This is all very helpful.

He does have an ASD dx. (It's very Asperger's-ish, if that dx still existed. Advanced language, and challenges with intense interests and social...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-06-2014, 01:50 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 455
Posted By baltmom
When to start the IEP process?

Hi, everyone. My son (4.5, on the spectrum) will be starting kindergarten next fall. He doesn’t have an IEP yet because he didn’t qualify for services when we tried that route several years ago (but...
Forum: The Childhood Years   09-15-2014, 07:31 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 711
Posted By baltmom
I've been giving my 4.5 yo .5 mg every night...

I've been giving my 4.5 yo .5 mg every night since he was about 2.5. Without it he would be awake till 11/12.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   06-09-2014, 04:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By baltmom
Just wanted to thank everyone again. We saw the...

Just wanted to thank everyone again. We saw the OT again last week and she was able to see what I'd been describing: that all activities are stimulating and none are organizing. So for now our...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-26-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By baltmom
Wow, 2-3 times an hour? That's helpful to know....

Wow, 2-3 times an hour? That's helpful to know. We do tons of sensory input but not as frequently as that, so that could definitely be part of it. After three OTs, we still don't have an actual...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-21-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By baltmom
Quote:Originally Posted by...

Quote:Originally Posted by livinglife http://www.mothering.com/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif (http://www.mothering.com/community/t/1402041/huge-swings-in-regulation#post_17632219)
 I also needed...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-20-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By baltmom
Thank you both so much. All suggestions feel...

Thank you both so much. All suggestions feel very much on point.
 
I think we're still in the very early stages of figuring out what is both the right sensory input and the right amount. For now...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   05-16-2014, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 459
Posted By baltmom
You’ve all always been so helpful in sharing...

You’ve all always been so helpful in sharing your experiences with your kids with ASDs. I have another question I’d love your insight into.
 
My son, 4, experiences huge fluctuations in...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   12-07-2013, 10:56 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 533
Posted By baltmom
Such great news, expat-mama!

Such great news, expat-mama!
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-30-2013, 07:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By baltmom
I don't have a high-quality blender but if it...

I don't have a high-quality blender but if it would get him eating smoothies, I'd make the investment. Thanks! I'll have to see if I can borrow one to test it out.
 
I'll look for the recipes,...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-29-2013, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By baltmom
Thanks for the heads up, Livinglife. This is so...

Thanks for the heads up, Livinglife. This is so complicated.
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-29-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By baltmom
Non-dairy yogurt - I think that might work!...

Non-dairy yogurt - I think that might work! Thank you, Fizgig! And if it has some protein, so much the better - that would solve another dilemma :)
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-29-2013, 07:01 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By baltmom
He says it makes him cough, but I haven't seen...

He says it makes him cough, but I haven't seen any actual gagging, though I'm sure it does feel that way. I really think it's mostly the texture. When I've asked if it's the feeling or the taste, he...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-28-2013, 04:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By baltmom
He's very much a partner in all of this. He...

He's very much a partner in all of this. He knows the medicines are to help him feel good and be strong. He wants to take them - he just really has trouble getting them down...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-28-2013, 07:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 198
Posted By baltmom
I finally feel like we're starting down the...

I finally feel like we're starting down the right path in identifying nutritional sensitivities and deficiencies for my 3.5 yo with high functioning autism - working with a great developmental...
Forum: Gentle Discipline   10-18-2013, 05:39 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,730
Posted By baltmom
My son has these exact same upsets about...

My son has these exact same upsets about impossible-to-fix situations. I've read that it's very typical for the developmental stage, and knowing that has helped some. Ditto on PP's fantasy...
Forum: Special Needs Parenting   10-08-2013, 07:17 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 163
Posted By baltmom
We're still a couple years away from actual...

We're still a couple years away from actual school so I'm not sure how qualified I am to respond, but one of the resources that has helped me the most (in addition to this board) in understanding my...
Forum: Parenting   09-05-2013, 11:38 AM
Replies: 91
Views: 3,129
Posted By baltmom
Yes, with all the same conditions PPs have...

Yes, with all the same conditions PPs have mentioned. I also started out thinking it was against playground etiquette, but gross motor skills don't tend to be my son's strongest point, but he's...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   08-11-2013, 05:42 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 6,242
Posted By baltmom
...you slow down while driving past firehouses...

...you slow down while driving past firehouses to look for firetrucks even when your toddler isn't in the car.
 
...you get all the way to work without realizing you never switched off the toddler...
Forum: Life with a Toddler   07-24-2013, 06:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,122
Posted By baltmom
This is completely just based on my own recent...

This is completely just based on my own recent experience, but after my son had a stomach bug, he also seemed much more, I don't know, sensitive. Thinking the virus and disrupted eating may have...
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