Quoting Emery'sMama:" I dont even know what to do anymore. My son had his VNS implant done on May 15. Since then his anger ... [snip!] ... He's 2 and a half, non verbal, and has eye contact issues, He doesnt play with toys, except his ball. i'm out of idea's."
Quoting Smartass *TNTC*:" What's a VSN?"
Quoting Mel & a girl named Pey:" USUALLY with Aspergers their speech is sophisticated for their age. If it is ASD he probably needs some therapy to help with his behavior. Why is it taking so long for them to figure it out?"
Quoting Emery'sMama:" Because the system here sucks. The wait list for everything is 6 months to a year long. We're waiting ... [snip!] ... Development, and Behavioural therapy. Plus we're being seen regularly by a neurologist, Epileptologist, and Neurosurgeon."
Quoting Mel & a girl named Pey:" Poor baby and poor momma! My brother has Aspergers and I have my bachelors in psychology. I focused ... [snip!] ... going on start the social security battle now! My brother gets money that will help him in life down the road...he is not 20."
Quoting Emery'sMama:" Social Security? i've never even heard of this. I'm just trying so hard to cope with the day to day ... [snip!] ... future right now. i really just need a fresh set of brains to bounce idea's off of, so i can figure out what else i can try."
Quoting Emery'sMama:" Oops, VNS a vagus nerve stimulator. to control his Epilepsy"
Quoting Mommy to Boys!:" Could something be causing him pain? And since he can not communicate he is acting out. I nannied ... [snip!] ... The suppliment made him crazy violent. Here it was causing him gut issues and once his mom pulled him off of it he was fine."
Quoting Emery'sMama:" i thought of that, and i've taken him off milk recently. the medicine he's on (phenobarbital and clonazepam) ... [snip!] ... only been on that for 2 days so i know thats not the culprit is there anything else that has been known to cause gut issues?"
Quoting Mommy to Boys!:" Could his VNS be causing him pain? Gut issues could be caused by a lot of things, IBS, Allergies, ... [snip!] ... about IBS in Autistic children and causes. I hope you can find some answers soon. I know how frustrating you must be. "
Quoting Emery'sMama:" i never would have though about IBS, i'll bring it up at our next appointment. the behaviour started ... [snip!] ... because he had 4 this morning, he went tonic, but the clonic phase never came! which is absolutely amazing! So I had to share!"