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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Let's compare pregnancies

Sometimes I wonder if I did something during my pregnancy to cause the Asperger's. I have 3 boys. I suffered from morning sickness with all of them, but it seems like I was the...

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PDD-NOS

My youngest twin, Cameron, was diagnosed with PDD-NOS. I had him evaluated a couple of months ago and he will be starting his therapy (speech, occupational, special...

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asperger"s

on july 29,2009 there is a movie coming out call "adam" and it is about a young man with asperger falling in love . It is a must to see.

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gettin my son off the bottle

my son is nearly 4 and insists on drinkin milk from his bottle. he only has it 1st thing in the mornin and at bed time but i just can't break the routine with him. he has...

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Hungry Hungry Hungry!!!

My 3 month old daughter Emily's appetite has increased significantly over the last several weeks. She seems to be eating more & more, and at times doesn't seem satisfied by her...

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United By Autism

Looking to support a non-profit that is really making a difference. Check out the "cause" United By Autism www.unitedbyautism.org Also anyone out there who has a teen age...

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Any advice on nail cutting?

My daughter turns 3 next month and has a diagnosis of PDD-NOS. Trimming her fingernails is an absolute battle. She fights as hard as she can and screams the whole time. It...

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Can Aussie Mums help

My son who is 3 shows signs of mild autism or Aspergers. I am wondering what steps are needed to be taken to get him dignosed. He already sees a speech therrepist and...

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SENSORY ISSUES (ASPERGERS)

HI I HAVE AN AUTISTIC SON WHO IS 7. ABOUT THREE WEEKS AGO HE STARTED LICKING HIS FINGERS AND HE DOES CONSTANTLY;WHEN I ASKED HIM WHY HE DOES IT HE TOLD ME HE COULDN'T STOP. HAS...

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Other moms exclude my son

Looking for commiseration and comfort. I have a 3.5 year old on the spectrum. We live in a neighborhood with tons of parents in their 30's and toddlers everywhere you turn. I've...

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Aspie unlearning to read?

Hi, I just joined Circle of Moms, mainly because I have no mom friends that have children with Asperger's and I need help and someone who can relate. I have a 7 year old with...

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Other moms exclude my son

Looking for commiseration and comfort. I have a 3.5 year old on the spectrum. We live in a neighborhood with tons of parents in their 30's and toddlers everywhere you turn. I've...

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Feeling isolated

My 2 boys (3 and 17 months) were just diagnosed with ASD. I can't seem to stop crying. No one in my life understands what this is like, other than my husband. I have little...

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Aspie unlearning to read?

Hi, I just joined Circle of Moms, mainly because I have no mom friends that have children with Asperger's and I need help and someone who can relate. I have a 7 year old with...

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Need Advice

I'm trying to find new ways to stay from stressing out. What do you other Autism Mom's do? Any tips?

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my 6 year old son wont sleep

my son is 6 years old and was recently diagnosed with autism he's on 70 milligrams of trazodone and still does not sleephe also is at the point where he's kicking and hitting...

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I feel so broken

I am reaching out to talk to a mother of a Aurtisic child/children I am a mother of 4 beautiful kids, my 15 yrs old daignosed with severe depression,14 yrs old, which is my only...

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Please help

Hi my 3 year old doesn't speak he says 5-10 words at most he doesn't enjoy playing with children except his brother (if he is alone with other children he will walk away n play...

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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...