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help in South Africa?

My son has been diagnosed with Aspergers and i am finding that there are NO options in South Africa, specifically Johannesburg, when it comes to play school and safe places to...

Started by User on 02/25/2010 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/10/2011 by Sharlene

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bad dreams??? 10 y/o boy autism spectrum

son recently changed to generic adderal and has been complaining of nightmares more frequently s since the change..... do you think they are linked?? he also takes risperdal...

Started by Melissa on 08/30/2009 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/10/2011 by Sharlene

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Get Out, Explore, Have Fun

Having a child on the autism spectrum may feel isolating, but it doesn't have to be. My forthcoming book from Jessica Kingsley Press is called Get Out, Explore and Have Fun -...

Started by Lisa on 02/25/2010 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/10/2011 by Sharlene

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scratching

My three year old son (with classic autism) started scratching others when he doesn't get what he wants when he wants it. Is there anyone else with that problem? Has anything...

Started by Donna on 07/30/2010 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/10/2011 by Sharlene

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ok so i have to share!!!!

My son will be 3 yrs old on March 28...he has classic autism and he is doing great!!!!! he says simple sentences and new words every day!!!! I'M SO PROUD!!!! he says mommy and...

Started by Donna on 03/04/2010 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/10/2011 by Sharlene

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Question.....need help...

Recently my step- daughter who is 4 was diagnosed as being mildly autistic. I am not understanding how they can say she is as I don't see it. I was wondering what are the signs...

Started by Lesley on 02/02/2010 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/10/2011 by Sharlene

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My son

My son has Autism. He is that bad. He can say hi to people but then he bits himself and stuff like that. My son just started pre-school and they put in a mix class. he isnt...

Started by Holly on 10/16/2010 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/10/2011 by Sharlene

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Hope, support and understanding ... blog

Hi everyone, I started a blog to help give hope, support and understanding regarding Autism. I hope you will stop by and read it and hope it touches your heart. All the best,...

Started by Heather on 10/22/2010 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/10/2011 by Sharlene

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Is she having a seizure?

16 yr old girl w/Autism. Over the past 2 weeks she has started to tilt her head up, close her eyes and like sniffs the air. Episode lasts a few seconds then done. IS she having...

Started by Jill on 02/25/2011 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/10/2011 by Sharlene

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Ankles braces and low muscle tone?

I was just wondering if any of your children needed ankle braces or you were told they had low muscle tone. My 19 month old now has to have braces on his ankles until he is 4 or...

Started by Susan on 09/21/2011 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/09/2011 by Sharlene

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help

I have a 16 month old son and i have a feeling he has austim. I have a second cousin who is austic and my son seems to have some on the signs i remember from my cousin when we...

Started by Susan on 06/18/2011 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/09/2011 by Sharlene

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Food Binging??

My 8 year old step son is a terrible binger. He only eats certain foods for meals, but loves to snack. We can go to the grocery store and get 3 bags of chips, a box of little...

Started by Larissa on 08/18/2011 in Austim Awareness

Last update on 12/09/2011 by Sharlene