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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my 6 year old, help!!

my child is 6 has autism but a mild form and when he is not allowed something or even if he loses in a game he squeals at the top of his voice, i dont no how to stop him, i have...

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I Need Help and Prayers

My son finally crossed that line I've been praying he wouldn't he struck me, he slapped the shit out of my arm 6 times and once in my back. Ive already left messages for IRC,...

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PECS pictures

I am looking for PECS pictures but the starter kit is expensive. I tried Ebay but to be honest I'm not sure what would be appriate for him. He's starting pre-school for kids...

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trouble w/ school and bathroom

my son is 5 with Autism/Spd the first week of school he was useing the bathroom now he freaks out at the sight of it . today I had to pick him up from school because he had a...

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School troubles

Hi My son who is 8 had troubles at school, anxiety issues and meltdowns. So I kept him home for the last week of school before the holidays. Well holidays are nearly over so...

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Hey to all

In not real new to the site, but I just wanted to say Hi and maybe a good story about your child. Thanks

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Biting and lauging about it

We had speech today and ds sits on my lap during speech. We at one point he bent down and bit me. (ds is 2y/o dx 1 month ago with autism). I put him in timeout and tried...

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I need answers!!!

I am a mother of 4 year old Matthew, we have known that Matthew has autism, but i always felt that there was more than that... On september 1st 2009, i pushed for an MRI, and...

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AIT therapy

We just started ait therapy for our 2 1/2 year old son who was diagnosed with pdd. We mostly started the therapy because although he speaks quita a bit, he also screams at...

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question

My son is 26 months....He dont like to play with other kids .....he self injury .....he never sit down....he has speech delay....poor eating habits....he spins and jump up...

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My son is 26 months....He dont like to play with other kids .....he self injury .....he never sit down....he has speech delay....poor eating habits....he spins and jump up...

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vyvanse for ASD, ADHD, OCD

Hello, my son started Vyvanse and he is ASD,ADHD with repetitive compulsions. Today, he cried off and on all day which is not normal. He was also breathing heavy. Could these be...

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ASD and ADHD having an impact

My 8 year old middle child has recently been diagnosed with the above. He is such hard work and needs my attention 24/7. My boyfriend and I argue about it as he says I'm not...

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Where do I go from here?

I am not quite sure where I need to go from here. My lovely daughter is 3 and a half. She is in regular Pre-K and is doing fabulously. She had no issues with the changing of...

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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...