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How can I encourage my minimally verbal, independent 9-year-old son to sleep in his own bed without needing me or his dad beside him, considering his resistance to sleeping alone and the discomfort caused by sharing a small bed?

Any tips to get my 9 year old son to sleep in his own bed ? He’s minimally verbal and very independent, but it seems when it’s bed time, he refuses to sleep in his room without me or his dad next to him. He’s a big boy so sleeping has been super uncomfortable with …

How can I encourage my minimally verbal, independent 9-year-old son to sleep in his own bed without needing me or his dad beside him, considering his resistance to sleeping alone and the discomfort caused by sharing a small bed? Read More »

How can I help my nonverbal son, who relies on an iPad for communication, overcome his resistance to using the toilet and develop new motivations to encourage him to make the transition?

He is nonverbal so the iPad is his voice. Yes he needs to have it accessible all the time. And it’s not particularly motivating anyway, just functional. He plays some games on it but he can take them or leave them. The only things he cares about are the car and the pool and those …

How can I help my nonverbal son, who relies on an iPad for communication, overcome his resistance to using the toilet and develop new motivations to encourage him to make the transition? Read More »

My son was discharged from an ABA center. How do I go about getting him a new support or therapy

My son Anthony is 4yo he was diagnosed autistic in January of 2021. He is level 3 non verbal self injurious, he started aba therapy in March of 2021 he has progressed very slowly. He has learned how to use some pecs and some signs but has not spoke injures himself very often gets aggressive …

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Flying with little ones

Hello, any tips for air travel with our little ones. Planning our first flight in a couple months and want to prepare as much as possible…getting through security, getting on the plane, any helpful tips would be appreciated! Thanks so much!