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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A.S. and dating

My son is 16. He has been diagnosed with ADD, A.S. and Anxtiety. He just started dating five months ago. He may be getting too serious. How do we help him through this time?

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CHILD'S FEARS

Does anyone have any tips for this: My husband and I went out for a few hours last Saturday. We left our 11 1/2 yr old home alone. He has been left alone in late afternoons...

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where do i begin??

i am having a hard time finding a starting point! i have had many problems with my youngest who is just over 1year of age and deep down i know somethings are just not right with...

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I think my son is autistic

I have a 7 year old son who has be diagnossed and mentally disturped, global devopmental delay, hypotoia and hyporeflexia. though I think it is more. I know alot of autistic...

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Intro

Hi there, I am Tiffany and have a 4yr old son with aspergers. I also have a 7yr old girl & 2yr old boy. My husband & I found out last year that Connor has asperger's and it...

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Should I change counlsers?

I have twins that are 13 a boy and a girl. Boy 12 and another boy 7. I have been fighting these past few weeks to keep my 13 yr old boy out of Juvie. He has only been home 2...

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Hello!

Hi I just wanted to introduce myself! I am 31 and the Mother of 3 children and 1 on the way. My oldest is 10 years of age and he has PDD-NOS with a co-morbid of Bi-Polar and...

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Help With Tummy Time!!!

My daughter doesn't seem to enjoy tummy time!!! She is almost 4 months old and is very strong in her legs. I will put her on her tummy at 3-5x/day for 5 minutes; sometimes she...

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Introduction!

Hello all. I'm Karen. I'm a single mom of 3 boys. My 7 year old - classic autism. My 9 year old is an Aspie kiddo. My 14 year old has mood disorder, NOS (hmmm .... I'm...

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Million Mom March to DC?

I am not a mom but a caregiver. i am not an expert,Dr,Professional jsut a man who has a great nephew with Autism and have been caregiver to Developmentally disabled children.I...

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Aspergers and agression ?

Last week my 5yr old son ,who has aspergers kicked his 2yr old brother in the tummy, the day after he kicked him in the face whilst wearing his school shoes, giving him a huge...

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Feeling Lonely & Frustrated...

My husband, Kris & I will be married 4 years this January. Kris & I met each other through match.com. During our courtship, Kris was stationed at Mcguire AFB in NJ, while I...

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supplements/meds

I was doing some late night research, as we all often do and was wondering if anyone has used Piracetam (Nootropil), DMAE, or Tryptophan with any of their children?

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Struggling

Hi everyone, my name is Heather. I have twin girls, one of which is on the spectrum! This little statement is the first I have ever admitted to out in the open. She is currently...

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Tenex

Has anyone used tenex with their childs adhd meds? She currently is on Vyvanse 60mg and respidal in the afternoon. I want her off respidone for weight issues but wanted some...

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Struggling

Hi everyone, my name is Heather. I have twin girls, one of which is on the spectrum! This little statement is the first I have ever admitted to out in the open. She is currently...

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Autism

Hey my son was recently diagnosed with autism. Just wondering if anybody had any advice they could give me on what to do for him. He Artie has therapy four times a week was...

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auditor processing. disorders

does any one have a child . that has autism. with auditor. processing. disorder. qnd the school. refuses to help. they said auditory processing. disorder. is not a disability....

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Son With Aspergers...HELP!!!

My 7 year old son who is the first grade was diagnosed with Asperger's back in Feb of this year. My son is a very sweet and gifted (academically) child however he is unable to...

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Struggling

Hi everyone, my name is Heather. I have twin girls, one of which is on the spectrum! This little statement is the first I have ever admitted to out in the open. She is currently...

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PDD

HI my name is Dennise my son is 6 years old he have been Diagnoses with Pervasive Development Disorder NO. Now I have a somewhat of what that mean but it still not clear to me....

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explaining. my child

im not tired. of explaining my child because he is different. and that is my reality . so in some situation. i explain before i get. to a places other times i state my child has...

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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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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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Other moms exclude my son

Looking for commiseration and comfort. I have a 3.5 year old on the spectrum. We live in a neighborhood with tons of parents in their 30's and toddlers everywhere you turn. I've...

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medcaid waiver

I have a Medicaid. Wavier for. My son with Autism. Developmental delay and A.D,D im having a. Hard Time getting op,speech,and pt outside of the school. Medicaid. Waiver says...

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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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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...