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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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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can a child overcome autism?

My 4 year old son was diagnosed with sensory integration disorder when he was 2 and then he started school and that got better. He doesn't have almost any signs of ever having a...

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JUICEPLUS+ for the children

Have any of you tried JuicePlus+ for the children and seen a difference? WE have four children, 6,4,2 and 1...It has been amazing for us..children are free for 3 years too under...

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Success story!!

Our son is finally potty trained! 2 Weeks before school was out we had our IEP meeting, and our son's teacher mentioned if we had thought about putting underwear on our son...

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autism and fits!

my son is 9yrs with autism and had a few fits 2nights! he's been 4a EEG and said he doe's not hav eplesie,but has changes in the brain! and got 2go back 4a longer 1! doe's any1...

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Looking for support

Hello everyone I have a son that Was diagnosed with Asperger syndrome. I do have a support system where I live but i figured that I would get more support. If you have any...

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Meltdowns

I have a three year old little girl that was diagnosed with PDD/NOS - High functioning Austism, Sensory Intergration Dysfunction and Static Enceph. about a year ago. We have...

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Autistic/Aspergers Mom

Anyone out there who has Aspergers and is a mom also? I've been blessed to have my niece to raise and am wondering if anyone else has a similar background. Aspergers does not...

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mmr and other vacinnes?

my son showed signs of autism even without getting mmr. should i still give mmr or will his autism gets worst. what about other vaccines like chicken pox etc. will i still let...

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speech

my kid lance was diagnosed with autism.he's also speech impaired. just recently he stopped going to his special school simply bec he doesn't want to attend class anymore. which...

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social skills and behaviour

hi, as the apepger child grows...do the social skills and behaviour improve with age or do always suffer from them.I have a 8 1/2 yr old boy with aspergers. how should i...

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Recent Diagnosis

I've just been reading through some of the old posts, and found it was December when I last posted. At that stage, we were going through the diagnosis process for our 13 year...

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Autism Dr's

Im trying to find a new doctor for my son, he has just recently turned four, and has Autism. We live in Minnesota. Im having a hard time locating a pediatrician/Dr. that...

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6 year old autistic son

Hi my name is Hope and I am the mother of a 6 year old autistic/ adhd combined type. I decided yesterday to remove my son from the public school system. He had been through the...

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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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6 year old autistic son

Hi my name is Hope and I am the mother of a 6 year old autistic/ adhd combined type. I decided yesterday to remove my son from the public school system. He had been through the...

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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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Seeking advice for toddler

Thank you to anyone taking the time to read this. My son has just turned 2 and showing some signs of being on the spectrum as in he's not really talking and seems to have some...

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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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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...