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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Sacramento, California area Moms

Hey Ya'll (as Paula Deen says..hehe). Lets get together for coffee. I live in Roseville, CA. I'm available anytime on Fridays and Saturdays. And then from there we can set up a...

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Weekend from hell

Still having hard time w/ Allie and her meds. She's done weaning off Zoloft which was a disaster so she is only on Risperdal. She approx 82 lbs and is on 1 1/2 mg twice daily &...

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aspergers and tics

Anyone else have a child with tics and Aspergers syndrome? My son is very compulsive and gets up on his toes, his eyes blink and he cracks his fingers. Lately he has been...

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Selective Mutism

Hi, does anyone have children of is having a child with selective mutism? I have an 4+ year old and is not speaking unless he decides he wants to speak. He doesn't talk in...

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Meltdowns and obsessions

My seven year old son has a variety of issues. Early on we thought he had PANDAS because of his strange reavtions to strep throat and fevers. He would get this waxing of...

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pdd

my grandson is suspected of having pdd which will at least we hope erase the bad boy tag the school has given him my second sons daughter has autism any help on pdd will be...

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Camps for Asperger children

I am looking for a good summer program for my 12 year old aspi child. I am having a difficult time finding one near my home in Michigan and am hoping that someone may have some...

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Diagnosis

I have a 7 year old son who i have suspected has had unusual delays for many years. He has always been very sensitive as a baby and had problems with his speech that my other...

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Food

Son eats French fries, veggie sticks skiddles candyonly. Has dairy allergies as well. Where is there help for him!!!!

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asperger syndrome

My son was diagnosed with asperger syndrome and adhd at 3. He is almost 7 now and I have had so many teachers say they don't see it. However concerned teachers are what led us...

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asperger syndrome

My son was diagnosed with asperger syndrome and adhd at 3. He is almost 7 now and I have had so many teachers say they don't see it. However concerned teachers are what led us...

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Autism In Toddlers

I currently have my 2 & 1/2 yr old son enrolled in a private Montessori school. He use to excel in every way possible until right before he turned 2, he now has regressed...

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School refusal and IEP help?

I'm new here. I have a 9 year old son who has ASD /ADHD diagnosis. We have struggled with "school refusal" for 3 years now. We finally got an IEP put in place at the end of last...

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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...