Anxiety, Autism, Sensory

Taking control of the crisis

The new pediatrician was of no help whatsoever. They called around and spoke to the psychiatrists that they had recommended and called me back with the updates: 1) “They don’t see patients under the age of 6” and 2) “send the patient to Kennedy Krieger” (Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD) at Kennedy Krieger… Continue reading Taking control of the crisis

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Anxiety, Autism, Sensory

Crisis

  Being a caregiver to a child with autism means being prepared for worse possible scenarios. Just when you think you’ve secured the house of all dangers your child could get into; your child is able to unlock the locks on the front door and let themselves right outside. I’ve learned you need to be… Continue reading Crisis