Autism/Asperger's/PDD Awareness

We are a community of many mothers coming together as one. We like to discuss many aspects of our lives, drawing from our common experience as parents, family members and those caring for children on the autism spectrum.

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Helping to cope

My son is 3, and we've known he has sensory issues for a long time now, but we're in the process of getting him screened for autism. The neurologist is confident he will meet...

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Regression?

ello all. My son will be 25 months old tomorrow and since around the 20 month mark his eating has gotten horrible. He used to eat great with forks and spoons and then when his...

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Regression?

ello all. My son will be 25 months old tomorrow and since around the 20 month mark his eating has gotten horrible. He used to eat great with forks and spoons and then when his...

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intuniv side effects

My 6 1/2 yr old has started taking this medicine. Since then he has been having accidents at school both urine and bowel. He does have low muscle tone and other problems at...

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Help...

Im so tired of trying to find right meds for my daughter. She is "mild" autism & adhd. Wev have tried vyvanse, Concerta, Celexa, Intuniv..I hate pumping her with all these...

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Regression?

ello all. My son will be 25 months old tomorrow and since around the 20 month mark his eating has gotten horrible. He used to eat great with forks and spoons and then when his...

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Regression?

ello all. My son will be 25 months old tomorrow and since around the 20 month mark his eating has gotten horrible. He used to eat great with forks and spoons and then when his...

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Helping to cope

My son is 3, and we've known he has sensory issues for a long time now, but we're in the process of getting him screened for autism. The neurologist is confident he will meet...

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Swimming lessons

We are trying to teach our 9 year old how to swim any suggestions? Group lessons went ok but they decided she would benefit better from one on one lessons, but we couldn't get...

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Is this autism?

My daughter is only diagnosed with developmental delays and sensory processing disorder. But I think it may be autism, is it? She only eats macaroni and cheese, chicken nuggets,...

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Toothpaste

I need advice for my 14 year old who will only use children's toothpaste due to the taste of adult toothpaste. His teeth are pretty yellow and no cavities, but I need a whitener...

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Tap To Talk

I have a 5 year old with ASD and he is non verbal, he has started using the PECS system at nursery and at home. Whilst scaning the internet yesterday i come across this system...