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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New here! :)

Hi MOMS! I'm new here, but not to Autism :) I have 4 boys. 9, 7, 5, and 13months. My 7yr old is on the Autism Spectrum... We live in Leesburg, Fl. I look forward to getting...

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Functional Behavior Assessment

The school district is FINALLY doing a functional behavior assessment for my son who is almost 6. I am really concerned that they want to point the stinky finger at ADHD. I have...

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Think twin is autistic too

I know William is autistic. He is 19 months old. Although he does not see the developmental pediatrician until November, his symptoms are classic and the developmental...

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No one will listen

I have a daughter aged 8 and and son aged 3. my daughter has always had problems from when she was born, she was a month early and deaf for first 3 months and at around a year i...

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Extra Curriculars

One of the largest challenges I find I face is coming up with something for my autistic/epileptic son to do outside of the home, other than the public library. Most children...

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Any Perth (Australia) mums?

Hi. I am a 29 yo mum to two boys. My eldest is Lachlan aged 4.5 who has Autism and Harrison 2. I live in Aveley (next to Ellenbrook) and am looking to meet new mums either...

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adhd/aspergers/bipolar

well hi everyone maybe somebody can direct me in the right area, i have a 10 yr old and he has adhd know this for a fact, he has slight aspergers but because it is all mixed up...

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night waking

my son samuel is 9 and is severly autistic.We are having a really hard time with him at night at the moment.He will sleep for maybe three hours then be awake for the rest of...

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vitamin b12 shots

Does anyone have experience with vitamin b12 shots? Did they help with speech and communication ? How long before you started to see results?

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punishment??

what i don't get it is when they do something wrong, how can u punish them??? my son has add,adhd, and the low end of autism and he don't get that he does something wrong til...

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G tubes

I have a decision to make...my 15 year old son weighs 67 pounds and everything else has failed...can someone give me some advise

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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...