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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So pissed off right now!!!

My son just came home from school with texta all over his face. I asked him did you do that in the class room and he said yes. Where is the supervision of my child. This is...

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I found the greatest idea!

I found this idea on a web-site for Autism Resources and tried it. I had to share this. You know how sometimes when you take your child in public and they have a melt down or...

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Diagnosis

My son is 6 and was tested this summer for Asperger's. We were told that he fits the criteria but they said that they were not going to diagnosis because he scored a 3 digit...

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Potty training i need HELP

Does anyone have any advice on potty training my son he is 4 and i can not get him to go on the potty at all. he was going pee on the potty a while back and then he had to have...

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My son said "Bye Bye"

Hello everyone, I just wanted to share what a GREAT weekend this was for us! :) ... on friday my 2 year old son said "Bye Bye" as we were getting ready to leave. :) :) He also...

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ADULT AUTISM

IS THERE ANYONE A PART OF THIS GROUP THAT IS AN ADULT THAT HAS AUTISM? I WAS WONDERING WHAT TYPES OF CHALLENGES YOU HAD GROWING UP AND HOW YOU OVERCAME THEM?

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twins boys with autism

i have twins boys with autism they are 4 years old i moved to nc 3 months ago and i got them in preschool but now the school wants to split them up they have never been apart...

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What do you say????

Just wanted to check and see.... What was your autistic child's first word? And if they havent spoke yet dont lose hope all these should be inspirations. Michael's was (this...

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Sleep Schedule for 3 wk. old

My daughter's sleep schedule is off a little bit. Her long sleeping sessions are in the evening. How have some other moms helped to start shifting the sleeping patterns of the...

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My bumblebee

Hello :-) my name is Joanna. My daughter Mia was diagnosed last year with autism. My husband and I often thought we saw signs of autism early but the doctor we were seeing for...

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6years of diaper hell

My son has to number 2 in a standing position only and its been the brick wall of potty training because otherwise he'll hold it until he can number 2 in the standing position ....

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DAN! Doctors in PA

Hi everyone My son has an autistic disorder. Please recommend any DAN! doctors in PA or around that area who have a good reputation or were successful in treating kids with the...

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My bumblebee

Hello :-) my name is Joanna. My daughter Mia was diagnosed last year with autism. My husband and I often thought we saw signs of autism early but the doctor we were seeing for...

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Autistic teenagers dating

I have a 17 year old male teenager with moderately severe Autism who continues to tell me wants a girlfriend. In his class it's mostly males. My question is where can he meet...

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Autistic teenagers dating

I have a 17 year old male teenager with moderately severe Autism who continues to tell me wants a girlfriend. In his class it's mostly males. My question is where can he meet...

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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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gardianship

my 20 year old autistic son wants to leave his dads house to live with me. I dont know if its legal for him to just leave his dad. But he says he is very unhappy and i want to...

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My world is crashing

Hello everyone. My name is Elisha and I am a mother to 3 beautiful boys. I have been having the worst month of my life. My youngest boy has had some speech delay and he has been...

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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...