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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Autism signs?

I have a 2 yr old son who shows some signs of autism. His doctor has scheduled a comprehensive evaluation and we are definetley concerned and worried. Samuel is a very smart,...

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wanting to talk

My son 5 almost 6 has been diagnosed with ADHD and Asperger's almost a year ago. I was wondering if there was anyone out there for me to talk with about what is going on with...

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10-year old - Potty training

I have an almost 10-year old grandson who is autistic. He can repeat words but can't carry on a conversation and will pull my hand and take me to the kitchen if he wants...

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Sitters

My son is 3 and high funtioning Autistic... We live in Round Rock, Texas and need help desparatley! He goes to school 1/2 a day during school months, but now that it is...

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Communi-kit on ebay

i just bought a lot of 20 oral motor whistles for my son for 8 bucks from this seller, they have a TON of different things at a very cheap price for autistic/pdd children. i...

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my nefew has aspergers

My brothers son who is now 11, FINALLY, was diagnosed. His mother who was more worried about herself, and didnt want to bring him to a real doctor, she was seeing a md who only...

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Aspie Parenting

I am a Mom with Asperger's. Is there any other Moms that are aspies? I think we are pretty rare. I have found less than 10 so far....

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Suddenly cured

My son Cameron was diagnost with PDD NOS at the age of 3.. Like most children in the ASD he has his quirks but nonetheless he was odd... Very little language unitl 5 years of...

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9 year old boy with PDD/PTSD

My son was diagnosed with P D.D. anxiety nos, explosive disorder and PTSD. I left his Dad in 2010. He was mentally and physically abusive. I thought with treatment and all the...

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Not eating

My son is 2 yrs old and has been recently diagnosed with autism. He has a lot of sensory issues that I am now learning to help him with but our biggest problem now is his eating...

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Weaning off of risperidol

My son has been on risperidol for over a month and before that on abilify for about 5 weeks. he was diagnosed as paranoid schizophrenic. We (my wife and I) have done some soul...

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risperdol makes my kid HYPER!!

after several other attempts on ADHD meds, we are now on risperdol. we are a week into it. 1/2 at night 1/2 in the morning. i was told to expect my 9 year old to be a zombie...

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Social Outlet for Aspies

Hello to all of the mothers, family members, and administrator of this group. I am the mother of a 15 yo son with Aspergers. I am interested in trying to find some social...

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kids with asbergers and divorce

Hi i am a newly divorced woman and have a 5 year old that just got diagnosed with asbergers syndrome. Me and my ex do not see eye to eye on our parenting skills and with this...

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I am at a loss...

My son will be 7 next month. His behavior is getting increasingly worse. I have been dealing with his behaviors since just after he turned 5. At that time, it was little things...

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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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Mom who needs support!!

I have a 3 year old with autism just found out few months ago she is not potty trained don't know anyone with a kid with it would be nice to have someone to talk to who knows...

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7 year old son

My son was originally diagnosed with Asbergers by the time he was 3, we played the medication rollercoaster until I found a different psychologist to re evaluate because I...

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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...