• How do you overcome a severe learning disability?

    Best answer: practice. read short sections and practice remembering start by reading 1 paragraph, then write down one sentence about it. when you get good at that, read 1 paragraph and write down 2 things, then 3. when you get good at that, read a page/few paragraphs and do the same thing. pick things that are easy to... show more
    Best answer: practice.

    read short sections and practice remembering

    start by reading 1 paragraph, then write down one sentence about it.

    when you get good at that, read 1 paragraph and write down 2 things, then 3.

    when you get good at that, read a page/few paragraphs and do the same thing.

    pick things that are easy to read at first. something with short paragraphs.
    5 answers · 3 days ago
  • My new loud vocal tics are embarrassing me during class?

    Best answer: Tics often get worse with stress and anxiety. Try some meditation before school and before certain classes to see if that helps. Meds are generally the best bet to help with tics (Tourette's is often comorbid with ADHD or OCD and I've heard that those meds can often help with the tics as well), but some... show more
    Best answer: Tics often get worse with stress and anxiety. Try some meditation before school and before certain classes to see if that helps. Meds are generally the best bet to help with tics (Tourette's is often comorbid with ADHD or OCD and I've heard that those meds can often help with the tics as well), but some anxiety treatments can help with them as well. I've even heard that some neurologists use botox to help with not only the tics themselves but to decrease the urge for the tics, but I'd imagine those are more for body tics. While behavioral therapy won't stop tics altogether, it can help reduce the number, severity, and impact of tics. Look into CBIT.
    4 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • I think I might have dyslexia how do I tell my parents?

    Best answer: Good news, bad news. You probably don't have dyslexia. But you do have problems.

    Talk with your parents AND your teachers. Tell them you are having problems. Ask for help. Get help now or pay for it later with even more difficulty learning.
    Best answer: Good news, bad news. You probably don't have dyslexia. But you do have problems.

    Talk with your parents AND your teachers. Tell them you are having problems. Ask for help. Get help now or pay for it later with even more difficulty learning.
    7 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • How to help my child with William syndrome sleep?

    My son has williams syndrome, he stays up all night and does not go to bed until about 2 am. This is not good for multiple reasons. We have tried putting him on a sleeping schedule yet it does not work. Now that he is able to vocalize more. He makes more noise and is loud. Is there anything we can give him to... show more
    My son has williams syndrome, he stays up all night and does not go to bed until about 2 am. This is not good for multiple reasons. We have tried putting him on a sleeping schedule yet it does not work. Now that he is able to vocalize more. He makes more noise and is loud. Is there anything we can give him to help him sleep. We are unsure because of his heart condition yet he needs to go to sleep.
    4 answers · 2 weeks ago
  • Is having aspergers a disability?

    Best answer: By definition it is a high functioning side of the spectrum. Bill Gates has it, if that's not inspiration. I've heard people describe how they can tell you every detail of something super technical but can't hold a conversation. Compared to autism proper in which they can't speak at all or spend the... show more
    Best answer: By definition it is a high functioning side of the spectrum. Bill Gates has it, if that's not inspiration. I've heard people describe how they can tell you every detail of something super technical but can't hold a conversation. Compared to autism proper in which they can't speak at all or spend the day rocking, social problems are not a disability that facilities getting government payments to stay home.
    6 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • Is a bad memory a learning disability?

    15 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • Is this a reasonable price for a day care?

    This is a day care for special needs adults. I went in to a day care to talk about prices and what activities they do. They told me it costs $700 a month for 3 days a week and $500 a month for 2 days a week. $700 is what most of these people get a month to support themselves. So they have no money for anything... show more
    This is a day care for special needs adults. I went in to a day care to talk about prices and what activities they do. They told me it costs $700 a month for 3 days a week and $500 a month for 2 days a week. $700 is what most of these people get a month to support themselves. So they have no money for anything else. I think these prices are ridiculous. When I asked them how much it costs for 5 days a week they basically laughed and told me no one goes there 5 days a week. I think it's strange this day care isn't available 5 days a week. I have looked up day care centers for children and they cost $1,000 a month and the children can go 5 days a week. Is $700 a month for 3 days a week a reasonable price?
    6 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • What’s it like to have more severe symptoms of Asperger’s Syndrome?

    Best answer: Although there are many possible symptoms of Aspergers syndrome, the main symptom is severe trouble with social situations. ... you might like ... Not pick up on social cues and may lack inborn social skills, such as being able to read others' body language, start or maintain a conversation, and take turns talking. show more
    Best answer: Although there are many possible symptoms of Aspergers syndrome, the main symptom is severe trouble with social situations. ... you might like ... Not pick up on social cues and may lack inborn social skills, such as being able to read others' body language, start or maintain a conversation, and take turns talking.
    4 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • My Autistic brother (who lives with me) just signed up for the Army , how can i straighten this out.?

    I dont know much about the military but I know my younger brother Jackson who just turned 19 could never survive more than a day there. He functions at the level of an 11 year old, we have to remind him do to just about everything, comb his hair, take a shower, and he needs help with all those things too. He wasnt... show more
    I dont know much about the military but I know my younger brother Jackson who just turned 19 could never survive more than a day there. He functions at the level of an 11 year old, we have to remind him do to just about everything, comb his hair, take a shower, and he needs help with all those things too. He wasnt even fully potty trained until he was 8 or 9. He told me at lunch today at school he talked with a recruiter, at first I was thinking maybe the recruiter just felt bad for him and was just trying to show him how cool the army was. Then he told me that he signed up for the army, and handed me a file with a bunch of paperwork. I was in total shock that a recruiter would even consider him, you can tell just by talking to him that he's not all there. He thinks my brother can serve in the army. I really want to go into the recruitment office and give this ballbag a piece of my mind, I am beyond pissed off at this. I talked to my aunt who is an advocate for special needs adults , and she tells me that I need to go to the court to apply for custodianship, because he clearly doesn't understand what he is getting himself into here. However Im not sure about that, and even if I got it, it could take months. I need to stop this idiot recruiter from sending my disabled brother off to boot camp. I do not even know what office he is from or where to find out. I need help.
    6 answers · 3 weeks ago
  • My 3rd grade child has Tourettes, he has an IEP in school. I need to know if I have legal rights???

    So, My son has new tics that he can not hide. His classmates are making fun of him and asking him to stop. He asked me to go in the class and explain it to the class. The teacher wants to read a book about tourettes and have my son answer questions if he is comfortable to. THE SCHOOL DOES NOT WANT ME IN THE... show more
    So, My son has new tics that he can not hide. His classmates are making fun of him and asking him to stop. He asked me to go in the class and explain it to the class. The teacher wants to read a book about tourettes and have my son answer questions if he is comfortable to. THE SCHOOL DOES NOT WANT ME IN THE CLASS DURING THAT????? Do I have a legal right to be there?
    6 answers · 4 weeks ago
  • Why is it offensive to ask an honest question about people with Asperger’s Syndrome?

    Best answer: It is not necessarily offensive to ask an honest question about anything, but a question can be honest and still be offensive. On the other hand it's true that people sometimes get offended for no reason. Since I'm not a mind reader I have no idea whether I think your question was offensive.
    Best answer: It is not necessarily offensive to ask an honest question about anything, but a question can be honest and still be offensive. On the other hand it's true that people sometimes get offended for no reason. Since I'm not a mind reader I have no idea whether I think your question was offensive.
    5 answers · 4 weeks ago
  • Does a child who has an IEP in elementary school receive an IEP Diploma in High school?

    I'm a concerned parent! My child is receives an IEP for Speech and Math.Does this mean she is only eligible for an IEP diploma? Any advice will be appreciated.
    I'm a concerned parent! My child is receives an IEP for Speech and Math.Does this mean she is only eligible for an IEP diploma? Any advice will be appreciated.
    8 answers · 1 month ago
  • Advice about friend with Aspergers?

    I have a friend with aspergers, he also has some mental illnesses with it. He is 23, he likes to vent all his problems to me and my other friend, and says he doesn't really like sharing to his therapist, when we always insist that he really needs to and on top of that, when we offer help or try to help him,he... show more
    I have a friend with aspergers, he also has some mental illnesses with it. He is 23, he likes to vent all his problems to me and my other friend, and says he doesn't really like sharing to his therapist, when we always insist that he really needs to and on top of that, when we offer help or try to help him,he gets angry and says "I don't need your help! I can handle it myself!" But will continue to always talk about issues he is having, over and over again, the same ones. He also struggles with boundries in more than one area, emotionally and physically, and I know it is from the Aspergers but it is hard to handle sometimes. Also, if we are all out, he will constantly complain about something he doesn't like or if we go somewhere he doesn't like, we won't invite him only because we know he doesn't like it but then if he founds out we went out, he will get really upset and feel excluded even though he would of complained the whole time, saying he didn't like where we were. It's all really draining, I am not entirely emotionally cut out a lot of the time, but I feel horrible because I know he can't help it because of his aspergers, and I cry about it a lot because I honestly do not know what to do :/
    5 answers · 1 month ago
  • Should I still wear blue for Autism Awareness even if I don't support Autism Speaks?

    I want to support Autism people like my little brother who have Autism, but not the way Autism Speaks does. But I would like to wear blue this April just for Autism Acceptance. So how can I do it without people thinking I'm for Autism Speaks? Should I have another Autism charity logo on my shirt, or just... show more
    I want to support Autism people like my little brother who have Autism, but not the way Autism Speaks does. But I would like to wear blue this April just for Autism Acceptance. So how can I do it without people thinking I'm for Autism Speaks? Should I have another Autism charity logo on my shirt, or just wear a different coler?
    5 answers · 1 month ago