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What can I do if my son has mild autism and was advised to drink medicine, but he refuses to drink. Any techniques?
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Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
General Practice
2 doctors agree
In brief: Offer a reward
Offer him his farvorite reward for taking the medicine.
Making sure he has not received the award prior.

In brief: Offer a reward
Offer him his farvorite reward for taking the medicine.
Making sure he has not received the award prior.
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
Dr. Sahba Ferdowsi
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
ABA therapy can include his having to earn 15 min. of TV/computer/ game time (up to 2 hrs./day total) by completing non-preferred tasks.
Dr. Neeta Jain
Pediatrics
1 doctor agrees
In brief: Med tricks
Mix it in his favourite pudding, jello or sometimes chocolate syrup or apple sauce works.
Best of luck.

In brief: Med tricks
Mix it in his favourite pudding, jello or sometimes chocolate syrup or apple sauce works.
Best of luck.
Dr. Neeta Jain
Dr. Neeta Jain
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Dr. Johanna Fricke
Put it in as small an amount as possible, ask your pharmacist to add his favorite flavor of syrup or try a pill. His ABA therapist can help.
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