my daughter (13 yrs) is severly mentally challanged and is diagnosed with a-typical rett syndrome. She falls asleep easily (20:00) but wakes up after several hours. Sometimes...
Started by Abigail on 01/01/2013 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 09/08/2013 by Stacey
Hi Ihave a 5 year old who I am trying to Potty train but not really doing much. His kinder is also helping but they seem to have taken a step back. They said they were taking...
Started by Rachael on 06/01/2010 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 09/01/2013 by Cheyenne
My son is now 18. Though he has had intensive interventions since he was 2, he is still developmentally 18 months, nonverbal, and totally dependent for every want and need to be...
Started by Kathy on 08/24/2013 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 08/24/2013 by Kathy
I write this with a heavy heart because I did not stand up for my son in a situation where he had done nothing wrong but be himself. I know that things change as kids get older...
Started by KRISTEENA on 08/05/2013 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 08/05/2013 by KRISTEENA
Hello Moms! My name is Cheyenne and I'm a senior in high school. I may be in the wrong place for this, but I have a good feeling this is perfect! I'm in the process of writing a...
Started by Cheyenne on 07/07/2013 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 07/07/2013 by Cheyenne
I want to order some bracelets, shirts or magnets... anything to raise awareness. I live in Quebec, Canada... There is not much here for english speaking Autistic children. A...
Started by Shawna on 11/16/2009 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 04/10/2013 by Marie
How do you deal with your family and strangers saying "he/she's fine" when you tell them about your child's autism. I am still waiting for a diagnosis and probably will be for...
Started by Sonya on 08/21/2012 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 09/08/2012 by Lisa
i live in Grande Prairie,Alberta and I have cancer as well. So, I am overwhelmed. I have discipline issues. How do you discipline these children? i'd love to hear from you's.
Started by Karen on 02/24/2009 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 07/29/2012 by Niki
I Found out from my son's doctor on a routine check-up that my son may have autism. We got his hearing checked and I have been watching him for the last few months seeing if...
Started by Sonya on 04/08/2012 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 06/07/2012 by Sonya
Hi everyone my nearly 4 year old has just been diagnosed as having autism. This really was a shook as I don't even know of any one who has autism so I no nothing about it. Shay...
Started by Angela on 04/19/2012 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 06/05/2012 by Alisha
Im asking other parents if their child has lollies or sweet and sugar ,does your child go Hypo ? My son can't really have sweet's or sugar products it just does'nt agree with him.
Started by Sharlene on 01/06/2012 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 06/04/2012 by Dorothy
I have worked at a local bank for 4 years and they DO offer FMLA. My question is does anyone have any experience with using FMLA for your autistic child? I'm not sure if that...
Started by Valerie on 03/17/2009 in Austim Awareness
Last update on 03/27/2012 by Melanie